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English Language Proficiency

All applicants to degree and certificate programs at CTU are to demonstrate English language proficiency.

The English Language proficiency requirement can be met by:

- undergraduate or graduate studies from an institution in which English was the instructional language.

- the TOEFL exam with an internet total score of 79 (213 computer, 550 paper), with a 20 minimum in four sections of reading, listening, speaking and writing; or International English Language Testing (IELTS) results with a minimum score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in the reading, writing, listening, and speaking subsections, or

Applicants who are unable to demonstrate English proficiency may be admitted conditionally pending:

- assessment through CTU’s English for Theological Education Program and

- adherence to an individual learning plan developed through the assessment.

If you have questions about demonstrating English language proficiency, or need more information, please contact:

Christine Henderson
Director of Enrollment Management
Phone: 773.371.5450