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Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford

The minimum number of years required to waive English proficiency requirements is three years of full-time, successful studies in an English-instructional education system, with acceptable grades in English and other humanities/social science courses from the senior secondary school year. Applicants with these qualifications may ask the university to exempt them from the English language proficiency requirements. A 4U English is required.

The Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF) is geared toward students who are academically qualified for admission, but do not meet Laurier's English proficiency requirements. Students will receive a conditional offer to Laurier and will not be required to present TOEFL or IELTS scores upon successful completion of the program. The program will run in 10-week cycles from Laurier's Brantford campus.

Minimum TOEFL Score

83 overall iBT score, with a minimum of 20 in each component
560 PBT

Minimum MELAB Score


Minimum IELTS Score


Minimum CAEL Score

70, with no band below 60

Last Test Date

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