The admissions office reserves the right to request students to submit additional proof of English proficiency, even if they meet the above-listed requirements. Sub-scores for different sections within the examination are also considered in determining whether a student has a strong enough command of the English language in order to succeed at Salem State University.
Option 2: Successfully completing an approved intensive English language program
Intensive English Language Program
Minimum Required Level
Salem State University
Successful completion of core level 6 or higher (Academic Reading and Writing and Oral Communication) with a minimum score of 54 on Pearson Progress Test (GSE 45-60); letter of recommendation from IELP director required.
If you have received a high school, bachelor's, master's, or doctorate degree from an institution in the United States or a country listed below, an English proficiency examination is not required: