EAP: TOEFL Waivers

The American Language Institute (ALI) offers two possible waivers for admission to SF State non-impacted undergraduate programs. Either waiver will meet the SF State English proficiency requirements. You do not need to complete the highest ALI level to receive either TOEFL waiver.

TOEFL Waiver One

You must be placed in and successfully complete the ALI high-intermediate level (70) with a “B” average or better final grades in all courses and achieve TOEFL ITP 475 ITP / 53 iBT / 6.0 IELTS at the beginning or end of the term.

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TOEFL Waiver Two

You must successfully complete the ALI advanced level (80) or (90) with a “B” average of better (including electives and SF State classes). There is no English proficiency score required for Waiver Two.

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