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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Street
Rm 117 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6326

Fax: 208-885-9119

Email: admissions@uidaho.edu

Web: Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Idaho Fall
1776 Science Center Dr. Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840

Language Requirements

The following are acceptable as proof of English competency for students for whom English is not their primary language. The substitutions are considered to be equivalent to a TOEFL score of 525/70 and are available only for undergraduate students applying for admission in degree and non-degree seeking programs.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum score of 525 on the paper test or 70 on the Internet-based test
  • Completion of the University of Idaho American Language and Culture Program (ALCP)
  • SAT critical reading minimum score of 500 (SAT Taken Prior to March 2016)
  • SAT evidence based reading and writing minimum score of 550 (SAT Taken March 2016 and After)
  • Completion from Lewis-Clark State College Institute of Intensive English Bridge Program
  • Spokane College of English Language (SCEL), pass of Level 140
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic score of 48
  • ELS Language Centers, pass of Level 112
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English), pass
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), pass
  • Cambridge International "O" Levels, pass
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) score of 74
  • English proficiency demonstration is waived for any applicant who has a previous degree at an accredited U.S. institution
  • Based on the judgment of the Admissions Office, students who have taken English classes at U.S. institutions and passed those classes may have the English proficiency demonstration waived.
  • A waiver for this requirement is automatically granted to students from countries where English is the native language and/or the official language for academic instruction. English proficiency tests are not required if the applicant's native country is one of the following:
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Australia
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Bermuda
    • Botswana
    • Canada
    • Dominica
    • England
    • Figi
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Grand Cayman Islands
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Ireland and Northern Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Malawi
    • New Zealand
    • Nigeria
    • Scotland
    • Sierra Leone
    • St Christopher-Nevis
    • St Kitt
    • St Lucia
    • St Vincent and Grenadines
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Uganda
    • Virgin Islands
    • Wales
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe

Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Street
Rm 117 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6326

Fax: 208-885-9119

Email: admissions@uidaho.edu

Web: Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Idaho Fall
1776 Science Center Dr. Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840