Language Test Results

When not applying with a SAT Test, you are required to prove your proficiency in English with a language test despite of the exceptions listed at Applying Without a SAT Test.

Validity for the Test

Your language test result has to be valid at least on the first day of the application period i.e. on January 8, 2020. If not, you are required to take a new language test as you will not be eligible to apply with an expired language test result.
All the language test results accepted by LUT University are valid for two years from the date of taking the test.

NOTE: A language certificate from your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

Deadline

Your test result has to reach LUT University / Admissions Services by the application DL of January 22, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+2). - however, you are able to supplement your application until January 29, 2020 at 15:00 (UTC+2).

You may have your language test result submitted as soon as you can; we will file your test result and attach it to your application/s. Remember that you do have to upload a copy to your online application - even if the original is sent directly from the test organizer.

Accepted Language Tests

IELTS Academic

Minimum overall score: 6.0

When requesting the IELTS Test Centre to forward your language test results to LUT, please indicate Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT as the receiver for our test result.

We accept an official hard copy mailed to us by the IELTS Test Centre or, by the applicant as well, but it is not required if the Test Centre having provided us with the official online Score Report. It takes several weeks for us to receive a hard copy for the result, so it may not be the best choice for providing us with your test result.

Remember to upload a scan/copy or a print-screen for your original test result to your Online Application Form.

TOEFL

Minimum overall score: iBT 80   - MyBest Scores* accepted as well

When requesting the TOEFL Test Centre to provide your online Score Report with LUT University in their database, please indicate our official name Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT and the Institution Code 0496.

We accept an official hard copy mailed to us directly by the TOEFL Test Centre as well, but it is not required if the Test Centre having provided us with the official online Score Report. It takes several weeks for us to receive a hard copy for the result, so it may not be the best choice for providing us with your result.

*MyBest Scores in TOEFL Academic iBT:
Overall score for the test taker's highest section of individual scores from all valid test dates in the last 2 years. Available for score reports from August 1, 2019 onwards. All the individual results must be valid ones.
 

Remember to upload a scan/copy or a print-screen for your test result to your Online Application Form.


PTE Academic

Minimum overall score: 54

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a test where the results are usually available on your PTE Account within 5 working days from the date of taking the test.


Once you have your Score Report on your PTE Account, make it available for LUT University. Choose Finland as the ‘Country', ‘Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT' as the ‘Institution' and click ‘Search'. Then select ‘Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT' as the recipient for your Score Report and confirm it. LUT University / Admissions Services should have access to your Score Report within 48 hours from the time that you have made it available to LUT.

Remember to upload a scan/copy or a print-screen for your test result to your Online Application Form.

It usually takes 5 working days from taking the test that the Score Report is available to you on your PTE Account and a couple of days for LUT to have access to it after made available to us.

 

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency

Tests previously know as
• C1 Advanced = CAE by Cambridge English Qualifications
• C2 Proficiency = CPE by Cambridge English Qualifications

Minimum score for both tests: Grade C


Register at the CAE Candidate Website and share your result with Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT to enable us to verify your test result.

Remember to upload a scan/copy or a print-screen for your test result to your Online Application Form.

 

 

 

 

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