English Proficiency

English Proficiency

An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency. Your application will not be processed without valid proof of English proficiency.

Below are the only tests accepted as evidence of English proficiency at Millersville University. Only one of the following tests is required to complete your application.

TOEFL iBT 70 81
IELTS 6.0 overall band 6.5 overall band
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 169 177
iTEP Academic 4.0 4.5
Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2 B2

*NOTE: Millersville University's TOEFL institution code is 2656

Students may take the Duolingo English Test (DET) in order to be considered for admission and placement into Millersville University’s English Language Institute. Please note that DET scores cannot be used to meet the Millersville University English language proficiency requirement for full admission into academic programs.


  • Conditionally admitted students who successfully complete the highest level of Millersville University’s English Language Institute with grades of B or better.
  • Freshman students who have earned a high school diploma from a high school in the English educational system in any English speaking countries/regions
  • Contact Us

    Undergraduate Students
    Office of Admissions
    Attn: International Admissions
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville University
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302
    Phone Number: 717-871-4625

    Graduate Students
    College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning
    Attn: Graduate Admissions
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville University
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302
    Phone Number: 717-871-4723

    English Language Institute
    Office of International Programs & Services
    Attn: English Language Institute 
    P.O. Box 1002 Millersville University 
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302 
    Phone Number: 717-871-7506