The University of Notre Dame

English language proficiency

The University of Notre Dame recognises a number of English language tests as proof of English language proficiency.

These are set out in the following tables, together with the minimum results required.

Make sure you also read about qualifications that usually satisfy ELP.

Undergraduate

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 105 (min. 24 in listening, 24 in reading, 24 in speaking, 28 in writing)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 7.5 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 76 overall (min. 68 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

191 (min. 191 in writing)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

191 (min. 191 in writing)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

You must also satisfy the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s English language proficiency requirements.

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test: not accepted for midwifery or nursing

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 94 (min. 24 in reading, 24 in listening, 23 in speaking, 27 in writing)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS IELTS Indicator online test: not accepted for midwifery or nursing

7.0 overall (min. 7.0 in each subtest)
Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 65 overall (min. 65 in listening, reading, speaking and writing) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
OET (Health Sciences)Grade of B in each subtestOnly results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 84 (min. 17 in listening, 17 in reading, 17 in speaking, 21 in writing)
Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 7.5 overall (min. 7 in listening, 7 in speaking, 8 in reading, 8 in writing) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 50 in each subtest)Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

Test/Qualification Minimum result required Conditions
TOEFL

Paper-based score: not accepted

Internet-based score: 84 (min. 17 in listening, 17 in reading, 17 in speaking, 21 in writing)

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
IELTS 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest) Only academic version results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
PTE Academic 58 overall (min. 50 in each subtest) Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C1 Advanced, formerly CAE

176

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date
C2 Proficiency, formerly CPE

176

Only results obtained within 2 years of the course start date

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Undergraduate

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