I have studied Diploma and degree what is the English proficiency test should I have to write to study in UK and Canada?Duolingo is accepted or not?
Asked by Nannaveni Dileep almost 2 years ago
The Duolingo English Test is an English language proficiency exam like TOEFL and
IELTS. It is conducted by the popular language-learning platform Duolingo which
awards a proficiency score certificate. It is a computer-based online test that students
can take from any part of the world on their computers. The proficiency certificate is also
recognized globally by the top-ranked universities in the UK, USA, Canada, and
Since the global pandemic began, more than 1,000 new programs have started to
accept the Duolingo English Test, with more than 2,000 institutions now using it as part
of their admissions process – 70% of which are based in the U.S. The test is accepted
at institutions like Stanford University in California, Washington University in St. Louis,
Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University in Tennessee and New York
the school's admissions process, all results are considered equally, whether they are
from the Cambridge English exams, Duolingo English Test, IELTS Academic, PTE
Academic or TOEFL iBT.
While some schools accept the Duolingo English Test, prospective international
students should be aware that other schools like the University of California—Los
Angeles and the University of Richmond only accept the test as an optional supplement
to the TOEFL and IELTS.
In addition, other schools are only temporarily accepting the Duolingo English Test. For
instance, the University of Colorado—Boulder is accepting the test as an approved
examination for English proficiency through July 15, 2021, and will evaluate scores on a
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