All non-native speakers of English who study at Roosevelt University must meet the University’s language proficiency requirement. They may do this by providing TOEFL and TWE or IELTS scores at the required levels or by taking the Roosevelt University English Language Proficiency Test and completing all English courses required on the basis of test results. For more information, visit the English Language Proficiency admission requirements page.
The Roosevelt University English Language Proficiency Test allows trained faculty to evaluate whether a student has sufficient English language skills to study at Roosevelt University. The test also serves as a placement tool that faculty use to assign required ELP courses to any student who needs to develop his or her English skills further.
There are three parts to the Roosevelt University English Language Proficiency Test:
After completing all parts of the language proficiency test, students will receive test results, placement requirements and academic advising. Degree-seeking students must complete all ELP courses that are required on the basis of their placement tests result.
The Roosevelt University English Language Proficiency Test is administered free of charge to non-native speakers of English who have been accepted for study at Roosevelt University and need to demonstrate their language skills. Students who have not yet submitted an application to Roosevelt University programs may not be tested. New international students usually take the ELP Test during orientation week before classes start in fall and spring terms. New students can also register for other regularly scheduled ELP Tests.