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Approved English Language Proficiency Pathways

Demonstrating Sufficient English Language Proficiency

If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency before you can be accepted into any of Cambridge College's degree programs.

Please review the English Language Proficiency requirements found on our Prospective International Students page. You may also demonstrate English Proficiency by including documentation from one of the following alternative pathways:

Prior study in the United States

  • Official sealed transcripts from a U.S. high school, college, or university, showing a degree conferred

Professional employment in the United States

  • Employment in the US for at least three years in a professional or managerial capacity and a reference letter from an employer attesting to the professional or managerial responsibilities

Sufficient score from a Cambridge College-approved language school

Cambridge College will accept the following scores from the following schools as sufficient demonstration of English language proficiency:

Approach International Student Center

196, Harvard Ave. #2,
Allston, MA  02134 USA
+1 (617) 787-5401

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 12

ASC English

1106 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA  02215, USA
+1 (617) 730-3705
+1 (617) 730-3706

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 5

Boston International Academy

1642 Commonwealth Avenue
Brighton, MA  02135 USA
+1 (617) 731-6390

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 2 Advanced

EC English Language Center Boston

1 Faneuil Hall Square
Boston, MA  02109, USA
+1 (617) 247-3033

In lieu of TOEFL: "Proficient"

ELC Boston

11 Beacon St
Boston, MA  02108, USA
+1 (617) 536-9788

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 10

FLS Boston Common

400 Tremont Street
Boston, MA  02111, USA
+1 (617) 695-3571

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 15

GEOS Language Institute Boston

294 Washington St., Suite 338,
Boston, MA  02108, USA
+1 (617) 227-4600

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 6 Advanced

International Language Institute of Massachusetts

25 New South Street
Northampton, MA  01060
+1 (413) 586-1569

In Lieu of TOEFL: Level B2 for undergraduate and C1 for graduate programs

International School of Advanced Learning (ISAL)

20 Linden Street, 2nd Floor
Allston, MA 02134
+1 (855) 595-5885

In Lieu of TOEFL: Level Advanced 2

Kaplan International School

39 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 (617) 245-3956

In Lieu of TOEFL: Level Advanced

Language Studies International (LSI)

105 Beach Street
Boston, MA  02111, USA
+ 1 (617) 542-3600

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 106 Advanced

The Language Company

118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA  02116, USA
+1 (617) 670-4435

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 9

The New England School of English

36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA  02138, USA
+1 (617) 864-7170

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 10

Stafford House International (formerly BAE)

38 Chauncy St
Boston, MA  02110, USA
+1 (617) 338-6243

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 2 Advanced

Target International Student Center

1105 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 202
Boston, MA  02215, USA
+1 (617) 779-0367

In lieu of TOEFL: Level 5 Grammar