ELI Levels & English Proficiency Comparison Chart

CEFR* ELI Exit Level IELTS TOEFL iBT Cambridge ESOL Exams
C1+
C1
700 7.0+ 100+ CPA (B)
CAE (A)
B2+ 600 6.5 90 CAE (B)
FCE
B2
B1+
500 6.0 60-78 FCE
B1 400 5.0 35-45 PET
A2+ 300 4.0 0-31 KET
A2 200 4.0 KET
A1 100
This chart is intended only as a reference and general guide and is not meant to provide exact equivalencies. The numbers given reflect equivalent scores for students exiting ELI at each level of English for Academic Purposes and Vancouver English Experience.

UBC Admission Standards

CEFR* ELI Exit Level IELTS TOEFL iBT Cambridge ESOL Exams
B2+ 600
English for Academic Purposes
Certificate of English Language
No less than 6 R22, W21, S21, L22 CAE (B)
FCE
*Common European Framework of Reference