|Test||Minimum Competence for Undergraduate Admission1||Minimum Competence for Entry to the Conditional Admission Program4||Minimum Competence for Vantage College|
|CAEL||Canadian Academic English Language Assessment||Overall 70||Overall 60 with no sub-test below 50||Overall 50|
|CEL||UBC Certificate in English Language2||600||500||400|
|Cambridge English Qualifications3||B2 First |
|IELTS||International English Language Testing System (Academic)||6.5 with no part less than 6.0||6.0 with no part less than 5.5||5.5 overall |
Minimum 5.0 Speaking and Listening
Minimum 5.5 Reading and Writing
|PTE||Pearson Test of English (Academic)||Overall Score: 65||Overall Score:60||Overall Score: 48|
|Reading: 60||Reading: 55||Reading: 43|
|Listening: 60||Listening: 55||Listening: 43|
|Writing: 60||Writing: 55||Writing: 43|
|Speaking: 60||Speaking: 55||Speaking: 43|
|TOEFL||Test of English as a Foreign Language5|
|Internet-based test||Overall Score: 90||Overall Score: 82||Overall Score: 70|
|Reading: 22||Reading: 20||Reading: 16|
|Listening: 22||Listening: 20||Listening: 16|
|Writing: 21||Writing: 19||Writing: 16|
|Speaking: 21||Speaking: 19||Speaking: 16|
1 Unless otherwise stated, the score is the minimum on each part of the examination. Minimum scores must be achieved in a single sitting of the test (i.e., scores across multiple instances of a test may not be used to satisfy minimum component requirements). Tests taken more than two years prior to application for admission will not be considered.
2 See the UBC English Language Institute for further details.
3 Administered by the Cambridge Assessment English.
4 Undergraduate applicants who exceed admission requirements but who present an English language proficiency test score below the minimum required for direct entry to a degree program may be considered for the Conditional Admission Program through UBC's English Language Institute.
5 The TOEFL revised Paper delivered test are eligible for consideration and reviewed on an individual basis.