English Language Exam

The Northeastern English Language Exam can be used to apply to degree programs within the College of Professional Studies (CPS). If you are applying to a CPS program and not currently enrolled as a Global Pathways student, you are eligible to take the exam up to two times. You can register for the exam up until the day prior to the exam at 12 noon by emailing cpsadmissions@northeastern.edu.

On the day of the exam it is important that you arrive on time. Late arrivals will not be admitted and will need to reschedule to a later exam. Please bring the following to the testing center with you:

  • A photo ID
  • Two sharpened pencils

Upcoming Test Dates: 

Exam registration closes one business day prior to the exam date at 12 pm.


  • October 10, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • December 12, 2019
  • January 9, 2020
  • February 13, 2020
  • March 12, 2020

Exam results are reported 10-15 business days after the test date by email. An official score report can be collected from 10 Belvidere.