English Language Proficiency Examinations

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You may sit one of several examinations including the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the York English Language Test (YELT). Applicants relying on TOEFL must sit the test that includes the Test of Written English (TWE) component.  An alternative test is the UK-based International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Test Minimum Acceptable Score Website
TOEFL Computer – 250Paper based – 600

iBT – 100

TWE component – 5

YELT Band 1 (Effective May 2019 the YELT is not being offered. YELT scores remain valid 2 years after the test is taken.  The last YELT was offered March 15, 2019 so that test score is valid until March 15, 2021.) http://futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/yelt
IELTS 7.5 out of 9 http://www.ielts.org/test_takers_information.aspx

Osgoode Hall Law School reserves the right to request a successful English language proficiency test result.