Admissions

EngProf

International Admission - English Proficiency

English Proficiency Requirements (One of the Following)

Waiver Exceptions

  • SAT-I Critical Reading sub-section score of 490 or higher (first-year students only). *Scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. UNCW's school code is 5907.
  • ACT Reading sub-section score of 20 or higher (first-year students only). Scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. UNCW's school code is 5907.
  • A student successfully completes Level 4 in UNCW's ELC program. Level 4 participants must maintain a 3.0 GPA and have an attendance rate above 85% while in the ELC program.
  • Completion of two college-level courses in English composition at a U.S. college or university with a grade of B or higher (transfer students only).

For those needing to strengthen proficiency, UNCW offers an English Learning Center (ELC).