Proof of English Proficiency

Proof of English Proficiency

Lane Community Colleges welcomes all students regardless of English proficiency. 

These English Proficiency measures are for students with no previous US higher education applying to attend Lane full time (First time in College). Part time students will follow transfer student guidelines

IELTS

Request your official IELTS scores be sent to Lane Community College.

Address:

Lane Community College
ATTN: Office of International Programs 11/235
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR  97405 USA
internationaladmissions@lanecc.edu

Completed IELTS Exam
Measure Score Range Subscores Placement or required testing
IELTS 5.5 No score below 5 Writing 93 or 97 
IELTS 6.0 No score below 5.5 Writing 115 
IELTS 6.5+ No score below 6 Writing 121 

iBT/TOEFL

Request your official TOEFL scores be sent to Lane Community College.

Address:

Lane Community College
ATTN: Office of International Programs 11/235
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR  97405 USA
internationaladmissions@lanecc.edu

Completed TOEFL Exam
Measure Score Range Subscores Writing Class Placement
TOEFL 46-60 Reading: 8+
Listening:8+
Speaking:14+
Writing: 18+
Writing 93 or 97 
TOEFL 61-78 Reading: 13+
Listening:13+
Speaking:18+
Writing: 21+
Writing 115 
TOEFL 79+ Reading: 13+
Listening:13+
Speaking:18+
Writing: 21+
Writing 121 

PDT/TOEFL

Completed PDT/TOEFL Exam taken after July 2017 or later
Measure Score Range Subscores Placement or required testing
PDT/TOEFL 35-45 Reading: 8+
Listening:8+
Writing: 18+
Writing 93 or 97 
PDT/TOEFL 46-58 Reading: 13+
Listening:13+
Writing: 21+
Writing 115 
PDT/TOEFL 59+ Reading: 13+
Listening:13+
Writing: 21+
Writing 121 

SAT

Request your official SAT scores be sent to Lane Community College.

Address:

Lane Community College
ATTN: Office of International Programs 11/235
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR  97405 USA
internationaladmissions@lanecc.edu

Completed the SAT Exam
Measure Score Range Subscores Writing Class Placement
SAT (2016 or after)* 450 or higher on English Section 450 or higher on English Section Writing 93 

ACT

Request your official ACT scores be sent to Lane Community College.

Address:

Lane Community College
ATTN: Office of International Programs 11/235
4000 East 30th Avenue
Eugene, OR  97405 USA
internationaladmissions@lanecc.edu

Completed the ACT Exam
Measure Score Range Subscores Writing Class Placement
ACT (2016 or after)* 18 Reading and Writing both must be 18 Writing 93 

AP, IB, SPM or IGCSE Exam

Students who have successfully graduated from an AP, IB, IGCSE high school with an English Language curriculum will be eligible for Writing 93. 

Completed AP, IB, SPM or IGCSE Exam
Measure Score Range Writing Class Placement
International High School with AP or IB Curriculum, IGSCE (A/O level)* High School Completion
Students from SPM Curriculum N/A All students competing high school in Malaysia are admitted to credit level courses. Those with an A can be placed higher in writing
SPM continued A Students with SPM curricula (Malaysia) with an A grade or higher in English will be able to take Writing 115 

*For information on how AP or IB credits are granted at Lane please refer to College-Level Examination Program, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate in our college catalog. Refer to an advisor after admission.

High School in Specific Countries

Students who have attended national high schools in the countries listed below qualify for Proof of English with their high school transcripts as outlined below for each system.

Specified Countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ghana (if the student has a grade C (4-6) or better in English language) Iceland, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, South Africa, Singapore, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA. 

Students from these countries can be directly admitted to Credit.

We will accept test scores or other proof of English for Transfer Students with previous US English Institute or high school but not for previous College or University.

Completed High School in Specific Countries
Measure Score Range Writing Class Placement
Completed High School or University in specific countries C grade equivalent or higher Students with successful graduation and C grade or higher in English will be able to take Writing 93. If students are about to graduate, they will be waived. Need to study at least two years in junior and senior year in High school in the USA. Overseas, it must be at least sophomore and junior year