International admissions 

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Undergraduate Requirements

  TOEFL paper TOEFL Computer TOEFL internet IELTS ITEP
Full admission 500 173 61 5.5 3.5
Conditional Admission 325-499 50-172 15-60 3.0 - 5.0 2.0-3.5
ESL ONLY
less than 325
less than 50
less than 15
less than 3.0
less than 2.0
Conditional admission requires at least 6 credits of ESL (EDU 102 & 102) during the first semester.
Additional ESL courses may be required for students who are conditionally admitted.
Assessment by faculty will determine if the student requires additional ESL after the first semester.

Graduate Requirements

  TOEFL paper TOEFL Computer TOEFL internet IELTS ITEP
Full admission 550 213 76 6 4
Conditional Admission 343-549 61-212 19-75 4.0 - 6.0 2.5 - 4.0
ESL ONLY less than 343 less than 60 less than 19 less than 4.0 less than 2.5
Conditional admission requires at least 6 credits of ESL (EDU 102 & 102) during the first semester.
Additional ESL courses may be required for students who are conditionally admitted.
Assessment by faculty will determine if the student requires additional ESL after the first semester.

 

English Language Test Exemptions

Language Degree Exemptions


Those who hold a degree in which the language of instruction was English, provided English is the official language of the country in which the university is located OR the institution is accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency.

Citizenship


Citizens of the following countries:

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cameroon*
  • Canada*
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • Zimbabwe

*Applies to applicants whose post-secondary degree is from a university in which English is the language of instruction.

International Payments

California University of Pennsylvania partners with Flywire by peerTransfer to provide you with an easy and secure method of sending international payments. peerTransfer allows you to:

  • Track your payment from start to finish.
  • Pay from any country and any bank.
  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates.
  • Receive peace of mind with dedicated multilingual customer support.

Go to Flywire to make your application and tuition deposit payments.

 

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Need help?

Undergraduate Students
Please contact Ryan Myzak at myzak@calu.edu or telephone +1 724-938-4404.

Graduate Students
Please contact gradschool@calu.edu or telephone 724-938-4187.