College of Graduate Studies

English Test-Exempt Countries

Applicants are not required to submit an English proficiency exam if they hold a  bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree with at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale from a school in one of the countries listed below where English is the official language of instruction.  Please refer to the main Proof of English Language Proficiency page for additional information.

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon - Requires receipt of a university degree from an Anglophone university (University of Buea) or for those who have successfully passed the GCE O or A-level exams with at least a grade of B in GCE O-level English Language or Literature
  • Canada
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Liberia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Questions About your Application?

Visit Stranahan Hall, Room 1048
Mailing address
The University of Toledo
College of Graduate Studies
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 933
Toledo, OH 43606

Questions About Your Degree Progress?

Visit University Hall, Room 3240
Last Updated: 5/24/24