If English is not my first language, am I required to submit a language proficiency test?International Applications
If your first language is not English and your school curriculum is not delivered in English, we require you to submit an English proficiency exam score from the , , .
In addition to the English Language Proficiency details above, we will accept online results from the TOEFL and IELTS examinations from applicants for the Class of 2025 in order to be more flexible for international applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic: TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition, TOEFL IPT Plus for China, IELTS Indicator.
Most successful applicants score above 100 on the TOEFL exam, above a 7 on IELTS, and above a 120 on Duolingo. Dartmouth does not currently accept the MyBest score feature from TOEFL. If you currently attend a secondary or post-secondary academic program conducted in English, then this testing requirement is waived.