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.

Entry Period
Entry Period Requirement
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
IELTS™ Indicator
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
Practical English
Proficiency Test (Eiken)
Eiken Grade Pre-1 or Higher
Eiken CBT
Eiken S-CBT
Eiken S-Interview
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.