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Placement & Testing

To ensure placement of students at the appropriate level of the program, new IEP students take two tests:

  • Institutional TOEFL
  • Michigan Placement Test
    *New students will be placed according to their test scores.

TOEFL Test Schedule

1st TOEFL test – Spring 2017

The WVU Intensive English Program is going toadminister the ITP Paper-based TOEFL test onFebruary 17th (Friday) at 2:30p.m. in room G24 inEieslandHall. The cost is $35.00 for IEP students and $50.00 for non-IEP students. Payments will be taken by Lindsei Pereira in office 203 in Eiesland Hall from January 23rd to February 3rd at the following times:

Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:30p.m. – 3:30p.m.

Fridays: 12:30p.m. – 2p.m.

Please e-mail any questions to lpereira@mix.wvu.edu or call (304) 293-2072.

2nd TOEFL test – Spring 2017

The WVU Intensive English Program is going toadminister the ITP Paper-based TOEFL test onApril 7th (Friday) at 2:30p.m. in roomG24 in EieslandHall. The cost is $35.00 for IEP students and $50.00 for non-IEP students. Payments will be taken by Lindsei Pereira in office 203 in Eiesland Hall from March 13th to March 24th at the following times:

Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:30p.m. – 3:30p.m.

Fridays: 12:30 – 2p.m.

Please e-mail any questions to lpereira@mix.wvu.edu or call (304) 293 2072.

TOEFL Requirements for Entering West Virginia University

  • Students entering West Virginia University directly from their home countries must have a score of 550 on the TOEFL. However, students who have been enrolled in the IEP for at least one semester as full-time students can be admitted with the following scores:
  • Undergraduate Students must have a 500 (173 Computer/international) TOEFL score or an overall GPA 3.0 and completion of the highest level of the IEP.
  • Graduate Students must have a 550 TOEFL score or meet the conditional requirements of their graduate program.

Note: A few university departments require a score higher than 550 to meet requirements.

TOEFL RULES

On the day of the test:

  • You must arrive early (at least 15 minutes before the time the test is supposed to start).
  • You must bring a photo ID and your payment receipt.
  • You must turn off your cell phone completely.
  • You will be provided with a pencil and an eraser.
  • You must put all of your personal belongings away, including your cell phone and your receipt. The only items on your desk should be your ID and those that we will provide you: a pencil, an answer sheet, and a test book.
  • You are not allowed to take notes of any kind, anywhere.
  • You must remain seated and quiet throughout the entire test.
  • If you have any questions, you should raise your hand and wait for assistance. Do not talk to any other test taker sitting near you.
  • You are not allowed to bring any foods or drinks (except for a bottle of water).
  • You will not have any breaks during the test, not even to use the restroom.
  • You are not allowed to leave the room before the test is over.

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