English Language Proficiency
Applicants who are non-native English speakers and who have not earned at least 56 credits including a grade of "C" in English Composition or a degree from a U.S. regionally-accredited college or university must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English proficiency as part of the application process. This policy applies to both degree seeking and non-degree seeking students, regardless of citizenship or visa status. Official score reports should be submitted directly to the Offices of Admission.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
A score of 550 or higher on the paper-based test (PBT) or 79 or higher on the internet-based test (iBT) is required for undergraduate, graduate and law LL.M program admission. TOEFL information is available at
and from the Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, USA. University of Baltimore's school reporting code is 5810.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS):
An overall band score of 6.0 or higher is required for undergraduate and graduate admission; a band score of 6.5 is required for admission to Law School LL.M. programs. IELTS is jointly managed by University of Cambridge (UK) ESOL Examinations, the British Council, and IDP Education Pty Ltd. Australia. IELTS information is available at
http://www.ielts.org. An institutional school code is not required.
The University reserves the right to require additional English language instruction of any student.
The University of Baltimore does not offer English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.