English Language Requirements

International applicants for admission to the University of Chicago must meet English language requirements set by the school and/or academic program. For questions beyond what are listed in the FAQs at the bottom, please contact your admissions office.

English language policies differ for undergraduate and graduate students.  See below for information on each.

Undergraduate Students (The College)

Graduate Students

  • For graduate certificate and degree programs, evidence of English proficiency is a requirement for admission. To learn more about the requirements for your program of interest, please consult the UChicagoGRAD Graduate Admissions website or contact the program directly.

For information about waivers and any additional questions, please visit the Graduate Admissions website. If you have questions about these requirements, please contact gradadmissions@uchicago.edu for assistance.

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