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English proficiency tests

By January 29, 2015September 1st, 2015No Comments

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Columbia International College is an officially certified external testing centre for a number of English proficiency tests.

Columbia students wishing to write an English proficiency test can do so without having to leave campus. Test sessions occur throughout the year with each session accommodating 50-100 students. Pre-registration is required.

February 2015

Test Date Registration Deadline
Saturday, February 7, 2015 Thursday, January 29, 2015
Saturday, February 14, 2015 Thursday, February 5, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015 Thursday, February 19, 2015

March 2015

Test Date Registration Deadline
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Thursday, March 12, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015 Thursday, March 19, 2015

April to December IELTS test dates, along with detailed information about test preparation, test formats and frequently asked questions can be found here.

Alternative university tests
Ontario universities also offer their own proficiency tests that act as a substitute for the TOEFL and IELTS tests. Students can register to write the following tests if they are interested in applying to one of their undergraduate programs.

Test University Registration
Test Date
Certificate of
Proficiency in English
University of Toronto To be announced
*Registration packages can
be picked up in UPO*
February, March, April
International Test of English
Language Proficiency
Brock University February 25, 2015 March, 7, 2015
York English
Language Test
York University March 13, 2015 March 28, 2015

Please visit room 106 to register for all tests or contact Ms. Billeci – – for more information.

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