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English for Academic Purposes

Deadlines for applications

To be considered for admission, English for Academic Purposes applicants must present one of the following minimum requirements:

a) TOEFL iBT 40

b) IELTS 4.0

c) CLB 4.0

Results from placement testing will place applicants into the appropriate Tier courses of the program.






International Students

  • February 1st for Spring entry
  • May 1st for Fall entry
  • October 1st for Winter entry

Domestic Students

  • June 30th for Fall entry
  • November 1st for Winter entry

In order to be considered for admission, applicants will need to submit minimum scores in one of the following:


EAP Tier 1 (EAP 96, 97, 98, and 99)

4 months

Intermediate Proficiency

(TOEFL scores 40-59; IELTS 4.0; CLB 4.0)

EAP Tier 2 (EAP 101, 102, 103, and 104)

4 months

Advanced Proficiency

(TOEFL scores 60-79; IELTS 5.0; CLB 5.0)

One term (four months) is required to complete each tier.

All EAP Tier 1 students who achieve a grade of “C” or better in all co-requisite courses of the tier will be permitted to advance to Tier 2. Students who achieve a grade of “C-” or lower in one or more co-requisite course will be required to repeat and successfully complete all courses of the first tier before advancing to Tier 2.

EAP Tier 2 students who successfully complete all EAP Tier 2 courses with a grade of ‘C’ or better, will meet the broader English Language requirement for admission to Concordia University of Edmoton’s Undergraduate or Graduate degree programs with the exception of the After-Degree in Education program.

Admission into regular university courses requires the successful completion of EAP Tier 2.