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International Programs English Language and Culture Program

Test Score Entry Requirements

Test Score Entry Requirements to ELCP and Regular Courses*








ELCP Essay

ELCP Interview

Fully admitted into regular courses

 Grade Pre-1 6.5

with writing score 7 and above


with writing score 87 and above

780 80 

with writing score 24 and above

550 5.0 4.0

Limited regular courses with ELCP and paracurriculars

 Grade 2A 4.5-6.0  68 - 76 500-779 60-79  500-549 4.0-4.5 3.0 - 3.5

ELCP and paracurriculars only

 Grade 2 4.0 60-67 450-499 45-59 450-499 3.0-3.5 1 - 2.5

To determine class placement, all international students will take both a written and oral assessment during orientation at Linfield.  Pronunciation courses may be required.

Linfield College also accepts International Baccalaureate (IB) English A with a score of 5 or higher, and the SAT Critical Thinking with a score of 630 or higher. 

*Test scores must be within 24 months of the first day of classes at Linfield College.

Applying for Financial Aid

  • Non-degree seeking students admitted exclusively to ELCP may be eligible for a 50% discount on Linfield College tuition. 
  • Contact the ELCP Coordinator, Sandra Lee ( for more information.
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