Students whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by achieving one of the following:
English Proficiency Websites:
Intensive English Program
The Intensive English Program (IEP) may be completed in place of the English proficiency exam. Students will mark the "IEP" box on the application. Students in IEP must complete the program fully before enrolling in regular academic course work. You may learn more about the Intensive English Program here.
Students from Native English Speaking Countries
Students from the following countries do not need to provide proof of English proficiency*:
Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Fiji, Grenada, Guyana, Irish Republic, Jamaica, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, St. Kitt & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom , U.S. Virgin Islands
*Southern Oregon University reserves the right to require an English placement exam for any applicant.