English Proficiency Requirements
The table below outlines the minimum score required for Graduate & Undergraduate applicants with instructions for score submission based on the English proficiency test taken.
How To Submit
Duolingo English Test
Send score to UNM through the Duolingo website
Through ETS - our code is 4845
Through The College Board
Pearson Test of English (PTE)
Cambridge Test (CAE/CPE)
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Exceptions to the English Proficiency Test Requirements
Completion of four years of US high school with a 2.5 GPA or better.
ACT English score of 19 or better (test not REQUIRED for admission).
SAT Evidence-Based Reading/Writing (post-March 2016) score of 500 or SAT Verbal score (pre-March 2016) of 480 or better (test not REQUIRED for admission).
1 year of full-time study (minimum 24 credit hours) at a regionally-accredited US college or university with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Completion of two semesters of freshman English composition (English 110 and 120 equivalent) with a grade of C or higher at a regionally- accredited U.S. college or university. (These courses must be completed on an A-F grade scale.)
Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited US college or university or a recognized institution in English-Speaking Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, or New Zealand.
Attendance in the Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC)program at UNM with successful completion of full-time studies in the Academic Bridge level of English instruction (2.5 GPA or better) and good standing.
If you are from one of the following English Speaking Countries.