AdmissionsRequirements for English Language Proficiency
Application Requirements for English Language Proficiency
At the time of your online application, please submit at least one of certificate or official test scores, as listed below, or submit an official certificate from your secondary school attesting to your English proficiency.
|Autumn 2021||A person must have English proficiency equivalent to or higher thanCEFR B2|
Accepted Certificates and Official Test Scores of the English Proficiency Test
Certificates and official test scores of the following English proficiency tests are accepted by Eikei University of Hiroshima.
The relevant test must have been taken within two (2) years of the final day of the online application period.
|Name||Type of Test||Score or Grade Required for Application|
|TOEFL®（※1）||TOEFL iBT®||72 points or more|
|TOEFL ITP® Plus for China||543 points or more|
|TOEFL ITP® Special Examination|
|IELTS™||IELTS™ (Academic Module)||Overall 5.5 or Higher|
|Cambridge English||C2 Profiency, C1 Advanced||160 points or more|
|B2 First, B2 First for Schools|
|B1 Preliminary,B1 Preliminary for Schools|
|A2 Key, A2 Key for Schools|
|TOEIC®（※2）||TOEIC® L&R+S&W（※3）||1560 points or more|
Proficiency Test (Eiken)
|Eiken||Grade Pre-1 or Higher|
|GTEC||GTEC CBT||1190 points or more|
|TEAP (4 Skills)||TEAP||309 points or more|
|TEAP CBT||600 points or more|
(*1) TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition scores are also accepted. (Except MyBest™ score)
Except for TOEFL ITP® Special Test scores for Eikei University, TOEFL ITP® scores are not permitted.
(*2) TOEIC® IP scores are not accepted.
(*3) This score is calculated by multiplying the TOEIC® S&W score by 2.5 and adding the L & R score.
Verification of the Applicant’s Proficiency in English Issued by High School, etc.
Applicants may submit an “Verification of the Applicant’s Profi ciency in English” issued by their high school in Japan or overseas instead of scores or a certificate from an English proficiency test.
When preparing the certificate, each school should judge whether the applicant has a level of English equivalent to or higher than CEFR B2, based on the CEFR language proficiency index, and in reference to “Academic Achievements in English at Secondary Schools” and “En glish-Related Extracurricular Activities”of the applicant.
Please download the forms from our website.
2021 TOEFL ITP® Special Test for Eikei Applicants
In response to the limited testing opportunities due to COVID-19, a TOEFL ITP® Special Test for Eikei Applicants will be organized in November 2020 and January 2021 for applicants who wish to take the test.
This special test will be considered for 2021 entry selection only, and it is valid for selection by Eikei University of Hiroshima only.
Taking this special test is not mandatory, nor shall it affect selection results for Eikei University of Hiroshima.
Other official test scores and certificates will be treated as equivalent.
Details of the Special Test are posted on the University website.
Applicants Graduating from Secondary Schools (Equivalent to High Schools in Japan) Fully Taught in English
Regardless of their nationality or first language, applicants who have completed secondary school education in English (all classes) may submit either an official certificate issued by their secondary school or official academic transcripts.
These documents can be submitted instead of English proficiency test scores, but they should indicate that all classes were taught in English.
For details of th is submission option, please con tact the New University Establishment Center by email.