International students seeking conditional admission must apply to both Saint Joseph’s University and ELS Philadelphia. Applicants who meet the academic requirements for undergraduate admissions, but have not satisfied the proof of English proficiency, may be granted conditional admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Conditional admission is based upon successful completion of Level 112 at the ELS language center or submission of our minimum TOEFL or IELTS results.

International students seeking conditional admission to a Graduate program must be enrolled in an ELS Program. Applicants may submit a graduate application through their ELS advisor, or they must provide ELS enrollment confirmation as part of their application. Applicants who meet the academic requirements for graduate admissions, but have not satisfied the proof of English proficiency, may be granted conditional language admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Admission is based upon successful completion of Level 112 at the ELS language center or submission of our minimum TOEFL or IELTS results..

After students successfully complete Level 112 or submit the required proof of language proficiency exam scores, they may register for full-time classes at the university.

Student must present the following before they can begin full-time classes at the University

  • Letter of Recommendation by the ELS Center Director
  • Copy of Certificate of Completion from ELS Language

Or one of the following:

  • Official TOEFL scores- Minimum score requirement of 80
  • Official IELTS scores- Minimum score requirement of 6.5

Upon completion of ELS Level 112, students will receive three college credits toward their undergraduate degree. View information regarding the admissions process and requirements.