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TOEFL Score Requirement

International students whose native language is not English must have a satisfactory Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score to be admitted at AACC.


TOEFL Score Requirement

International students who plan to obtain an F-1 visa from outside of the United States, and whose native language is not English, must submit a satisfactory Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score to be admitted to an associate degree program at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC).

We recommend that you take the TOEFL test as soon as possible, as this requirement takes some time to complete. You must request that your official score report to be sent directly to AACC. A student with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test), 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (Internet-based test) may be admitted to a college degree program. Students with a score of 435 (paper-based), 123 (computer-based), 41 (Internet-based) may be admitted to the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. 

AACC TOEFL Code - 5019.

Important Note:  Students interested in the Health Professions programs at AACC must consult with the School of Health Professions for TOEFL requirements.

Go to the TOEFL website for Information about test dates, locations and registration.

Exceptions are made for the students who submit one of the following:

  • Anne Arundel Community College Placement test
  • Transfer of college English credit from an accredited U.S. agencies, college and universities.
  • Completion of AACC’s ESL program
  • SAT Score in Reading 510 (500 if taken after March 5, 2016) or above
  • ACT score in English 18 or above
  • If English is your first language and you are from a country where English is the official language.

Note: exemption from submitting a TOEFL does not imply exemption from sitting for the college’s English or ESL accuplacer test before registration. 

Questions about Non-US Citizens Student Admissions
Emma Thompson
International Admissions Specialist
Admissions and Enrollment Development Services