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English Proficiency Requirement (EPR)

All students attending the University of Houston-Victoria must be proficient in the use of English. Regardless of immigration status, students whose educational instruction has not been in the English language and/or whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.

Undergraduate and Graduate English Proficiency Requirement (EPR)

Official test scores must be less than 3 years old. UHV Institution code: 6917


English Proficiency Requirement Waiver

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student who wishes to request the English Proficiency Requirement to be waived please contact the International Programs Office. The English Proficiency Requirement Waiver consists of a face-to-face Listening, Speaking, and Writing assessment conducted via Skype or in person. Students must have a high-speed Internet connection, a Skype account, and a computer with a webcam and microphone. Please add UHV International Programs' Skype account (uhvinternational) to your Skype contacts. If requested and approved, the International Programs Office will set up an appointment to conduct the assessment. This waiver process is only granted to students whose only lacking application requirement is the English Proficiency Requirement. All other application requirements must be met first.