Standardized Tests (International Students)

Whittier College requires our applicants to submit either an SAT I or ACT score. We do not require that applicants submit SAT II scores. The College also requires the TOEFL or IELTS exam for all international freshman applicants.

Required scores

TOEFL minimum: 80
IELTS minimum: 6.5         

There are certain situations where we can waive the TOEFL/IELTS requirement for applicants.

If you received a score of 550 or higher on the Critical Reading section of the SAT;
If you received a sub score of 24 or higher on the Reading and/or English sections of the ACT;
If English is your first language; or
If you have attended a high school where the primary language of instruction is English for at least three years.

If you would please to request a TOEFL waiver, please complete this form and email it to Laura Arenstein, the Director of International Recruitment at Larenste@whittier.edu.

 

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