Approved English Language Schools

Demonstrating Sufficient English Language Proficiency

If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency before you can be accepted into any of Cambridge College's degree programs.

English language proficiency can be demonstrated in any of the following ways:

Note: Levels and requirements are subject to change without notice.

Standardized exams

  • Official TOEFL score
  • 79 internet-based (iBT)
  • 213 computer-based (CBT)
  • 550 paper-based (PBT)
  • Official IELTS score: 6.0 or higher
  • Official STEP Eiken: Grade pre-1 or higher
  • Michigan Test score: 85 or higher

Prior study in the United States

  • Official sealed transcripts from a U.S. high school, college, or university, showing a degree conferred

Professional employment in the United States

  • Employment in the US for at least three years in a professional or managerial capacity and a reference letter from an employer attesting to the professional or managerial responsibilities

Sufficient score from a Cambridge College-approved language school

Cambridge College will accept the following scores from the following schools as sufficient demonstration of English language proficiency:

Approach International Student Center

196, Harvard Ave. #2,
Allston, MA  02134 USA
http://approachusa.com/
Admissions@approachusa.com
+1 (617) 787-5401

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 12

ASC English

1106 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA  02215, USA
www.ascenglish.com
info@ascenglish.com
+1 (617) 730-3705
+1 (617) 730-3706

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 5

Boston International Academy

1642 Commonwealth Avenue
Brighton, MA  02135 USA
www.biaenglish.com
biaboston@gmail.com
+1 (617) 731-6390

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 2 Advanced

EC English Language Center Boston

1 Faneuil Hall Square
Boston, MA  02109, USA
https://www.ecenglish.com/en/school-locations/usa/learn-english-in-boston
https://www.ecenglish.com/en/contact
+1 (617) 247-3033

In lieu of TOEFL: "Proficient"

ELC Boston

11 Beacon St
Boston, MA  02108, USA
www.elc.edu/boston-englishlanguagecenter.htm
elcboston@elc.edu
+1 (617) 536-9788

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 10

GEOS Language Institute Boston

294 Washington St., Suite 338,
Boston, MA  02108, USA
www.geosboston.com
info@geosboston.com
+1 (617) 227-4600

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 6 Advanced

International Language Institute of Massachusetts

25 New South Street
Northampton, MA  01060
www.ili.edu
+1 (413) 586-1569

In Lieu of TOEFL: Level B2 for undergraduate and C1 for graduate programs

International School of Advanced Learning (ISAL)

20 Linden Street, 2nd Floor
Allston, MA 02134
www.isalusa.com
+1 (855) 595-5885

In Lieu of TOEFL: Level Advanced 2
 

Language Studies International (LSI)

105 Beach Street
Boston, MA  02111, USA
www.lsi.edu/en/english/united-states/boston/school-1-8.html
bos@lsi.edu
+ 1 (617) 542-3600

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 106 Advanced

The Language Company

118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA  02116, USA
www.thelanguagecompany.com
tlcboston@thelanguagecompany.com
+1 (617) 670-4435

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 9

Stafford House International (formerly BAE)

38 Chauncy St
Boston, MA  02110, USA
www.bostonacademyofenglish.com
info@bae.edu
+1 (617) 338-6243

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 2 Advanced

Target International Student Center

1105 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 202
Boston, MA  02215, USA
www.targetschool.com
registrar_boston@targetschool.com
+1 (617) 779-0367

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 5 Grammar

The New England School of English

36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA  02138, USA
www.nese.com
admissions@nese.edu
+1 (617) 864-7170

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 10