Testing

We accept several different internationally recognized English proficiency exams. Please see the accepted tests and minimum scores below.

 

Undergraduate Students:

TOEFL (iBT) - min. overall score of 80
IELTS Academic - min. overall score of 6.0
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE only) - score A, B, C
Pearson / PTE Academic - minimum score of 53

IB Diploma Program:

HL English A - min. score of 4
HL English B - min. score of 5
SL English A - min. score of 5
SL English B - min. score of 6

 

Graduate Students:

TOEFL iBT - min. overall score of 80
IELTS Academic - min. overall score of 6.5
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE only) - score A or B

 

Webster Vienna Private University is also an official IELTS and TOEFL test center. To learn more about and register for the the next test dates, please visit our IELTS and TOEFL webpages. Crash preparatory courses are also available to book prior to the test dates.

 

English is waived when the applicant is a citizen of, or has attended an institution within the last three years in one of the following countries (applicants must submit high school transcripts for verification) :

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales)
  • United States of America

OR
Completed at least one academic year of college-level coursework conducted in English at a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning (ESL coursework does not qualify towards the one full year exception)

For more information please contact the Admissions Office: admissions[at]webster.ac.at