If you’ve been admitted to Capilano University you can take the EAP Placement Test to determine which level of EAP courses is right for you.

CapU’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) department offers the EAP Placement Test to domestic and international students each semester.

The test is written at Capilano University. It lasts about five hours. Your score on the test will be used to choose the level of EAP courses to take.

You must pay a $50 fee before you take the test.

Pay at the Cashier’s office in room BR214 on the second floor of the Birch Building.

All test sessions for Fall 2019 term have been completed.

New dates for Spring 2020 term (January –April 2020) will be posted on this webpage in the near future.

Please be reminded you are invited to register to take the EAP Placement Test only if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • you have been accepted to Capilano University, and
  • you have a student number, but
  • you do not have recent English proficiency test results from IELTS, TOEFL, ELA, CAEL or Pearson (see external English language proficiency test scores).

If you have been invited to register for an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Placement Test, please complete your contact information in the form below and choose one date to attend a test session.  After you submit the EAP Placement Test Registration form, a confirmation will be emailed to you containing details about the test session.

Capilano University EAP LevelsIELTSTOEFL
University Direct Entry 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) 83 560 145 70 56
EAP 100/101 with 2 university courses 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) 71 530 128 60 53
EAP 090 with 1 university course 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) 67 520 114 50 50
EAP 080 5.0 (no band less than 4.5) 45 480 96 40 47
EAP 070 4.5 (no band less than 4.0) 32 440 77 30 44

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