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ELLA program requirements

  • You have completed B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent in another school system or are at least 19 years old

and ONE of the following:

  • TOEFL - minimum score 45 IBT (Douglas College only accepts an official TOEFL score. Douglas College's institutional code is 9568.)
  • IELTS - score of 4.0 in Speaking and Listening and 4.0 in Reading and Writing
  • Douglas College English Language Learning and Acquisition Assessment (offered to students living in the Vancouver area. For details, contact Douglas International.)
  • An official post-secondary transcript showing successful completion of English for Academic Purposes courses as outlined in the Articulation Handbook for ESL Programs in the British Columbia College and Institute System (transcript must show four skill areas: Reading, Writing and Oral/Aural)

Further information available at Douglas College international students admissions requirements for academic programs.

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