Conditional Admission

Applying for conditional admission

Freshmen and transfer applicants who are unable to meet the English proficiency requirements are eligible to apply for conditional admission.
 
  • To be considered, you must meet all admission requirements for the university or your intended major, except providing proof of English proficiency. 
  • You must apply for the English Language Training Institute (ELTI) after completing your application to UNC Charlotte.
    • Once you have successfully passed Level 6 (earn grades C or better in the Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking and Academic Language), you can complete your enrollment into UNC Charlotte and begin taking classes in your major.
    • You can also complete your enrollment into UNC Charlotte and begin taking classes in your major once you meet the English Language Proficiency requirements (TOEFL/IELTS scores).

English proficiency can be demonstrated by meeting these requirements:

Options for Meeting Requirements

Scores Required for Full Undergraduate Admission

TOEFL IBT (code: 5105)

70 or higher (minimum of 14 in each sub score)

TOEFL Paper Based (code: 5105)

523 or higher (minimum of 46 in each sub score)

IELTS

6.0 or higher (minimum of 5.0 in each sub score)

PTE Academic 48 or higher (minimum of 35 in each sub score)

English Language and Training Institute

Completion of Level 5