English-Speaking Countries

Proof of English Proficiency Exemption

If you have completed the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree in one of the countries listed below, then you have provided proof of English proficiency for graduate admission purposes. If you are applying to a Purdue program, you must have completed the bachelor’s degree within the last 36 months prior to your IUPUI enrollment.

Countries Where English is an Official Language

  • Botswana
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria 
  • Philippines
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Countries Where English is the Predominant Native Language

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Barbuda
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Grand Cayman Islands
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Irish Republic
  • Jamaica
  • Montserrat
  • New Zealand
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Tobago
  • Trinidad
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Kingdom: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
  • United States of America (except Puerto Rico)