Is a language test required?

Applicants meet the requirement and are not required to submit test scores if:

  • English has been a primary language of communication and schooling for you since childhood; or
  • You were enrolled for at least one academic year in full-time status in a course of study at an accredited English-medium post-secondary institution in one of the following countries or territories within the past ten years: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, the United States.

Applicants whose circumstance is not listed above are required to demonstrate proof of language proficiency by submitting one of following score reports:

  • CET
  • AEPA (UChicago internal language test)

If you believe that your situation does not fall into any of the above-listed scenarios or you have other proof of language proficiency, then you can request an alternative opportunity to meet the English language requirement, please email Harris Credential Programs at