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International Student FAQs: TOEFL & IELTS
English Proficiency requirement for International (F-1) Applicants
TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language
Raritan Valley Community College requires a minimum English Proficiency score requirement on EITHER the TOEFL or IELTS test for admission as an F1 status student. It is best to take your TOEFL or IELTS Test before working on the rest of your documentation. You will not be admitted to RVCC without a passing score. TOEFL/IELTS results are for admission purposes only. All students will be required to take RVCC placement testing prior to course registration.
TOEFL Minimum Scores:
IELTS Minimum Score:
An exception may be considered for students that have one or more of the following:
If you believe you qualify for an exception to the testing requirement, please submit this request for the exception in writing to International Student Services.
You will need an official score report mailed directly from the test center. RVCC’s reporting code for the TOEFL test is 2867. If you pass the TOEFL or IELTS test with the appropriate score, you should then collect and submit other application materials and documentation.
Submit all your documents together in one package. Do not send your application for admission separately. All completed application documentation must be submitted by the appropriate deadline.
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