SPRING 2024 ENTRY LEVEL PLACEMENT IN ENGLISH (ELPE)

The spring quarter makeup ELPE will take place online on March 15, 2024.

Undergraduates: please see this information.

Graduate students: please see this page.

 


GRADUATE STUDENTS

The Entry Level Placement in English for graduate students (Graduate ELPE) is required of all incoming international students whose first language is other than English. Some international graduate students are exempt from this exam, for example, those who completed all years of an undergraduate degree at an approved English medium institution. Exemptions are determined by the Graduate Division and are made available to the EMS Program by mid-July.

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

The Entry Level Placement in English (ELPE) is required of undergraduate international students whose first language is other than English and who have not yet satisfied the UC Entry Level Writing Requirement (ELWR). Information on the ELWR can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/elwr/.

If you are not sure whether you have to take the ELPE or if you have additional questions that are not answered in the FAQs, please contact EMS/Linguistics Placement.