English Proficiency | Graduate Admissions

If your first language is not English, regardless of immigration or citizenship status, you must submit an English Language Proficiency test.

Submitting English Language Proficiency scores

Submit your test results by the deadline of January 15.

Mail, courier or drop off your Official English Language Proficiency test scores. Test scores should be addressed as follows:

    Graduate Admissions
    Emily Carr University of Art + Design
    520 East 1st Avenue
    Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2

    Any missing documents from your application will result in a delay in reviewing your application and notifying you of the result.

    Find a list of English Language Proficiency Tests accepted by Emily Carr below.

    TOEFL iBT - Emily Carr institution code: #0032 Internet-Based Test
    IELTS Academic Module International English Language Testing System
    CAEL Canadian Academic English Language assessment test
    CPE Cambridge Proficiency Examination
    CAE Cambridge English Advanced
    PTE Academic Pearson Test of English Academic
    MELAB Michigan English Language Assessment Battery


    Graduation from a recognized degree program at an accredited university at which English is the language of instruction can result in an exemption. Official transcripts must be submitted for exemptions to be considered. We reserve the right to request a test score even if an applicant meets the above-mentioned criterion.

    Looking for information on English proficiency for Undergraduate admissions? Find it here.

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