Acceptable English Proficiency Requirement Exemptions
International students enrolling in programs that are included in a contract between AUM and a foreign government/institution and/or U.S. military organization.
International students who have satisfactorily completed 24 semester credit hours or the equivalent of AUM English composition requirements at an accredited U.S. college or university.
International students who have satisfactorily completed a United States secondary diploma, a bachelor’s or master’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university, or are citizens of a country where English is the predominantly native language. Countries included in this exception are Anguilla, Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Solomon Island, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Dominica, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Liberia, Montserrat, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, and United Kingdom.
International students who have scored at least 488 on paper-based TOEFL, 57 on internet-based TOEFL, 85-99 on Duolingo, or 5.0 on IELTS will take a combined load of undergraduate courses including appropriate English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Students continue with ESL courses until they pass TOEFL or IELTS according to the AUM minimum acceptable score requirements.