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Unlike Australia, Canada and the UK, if you want to work or study in the USA you do not need to fulfil an English language requirement for your visa. However, you may need to prove your level of English when applying for college or employment. Cambridge English certificates are often used for this purpose.
For more information on visa requirements for immigration to the USA, go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website
C1 Advanced and IELTS are accepted as reliable proof of English language ability by many US universities and colleges.
For help with finding and applying to a college or university in the USA, go to the Education USA website.
C1 Advanced, also known as Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), is a high-level qualification in English for demanding academic and professional situations.
C1 Advanced is accepted by many universities and colleges in the USA, including:
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is world's most popular test for higher education and global migration. Over 2 million candidates take the test each year to start their journey into international education and employment.
IELTS scores accepted by thousands of USA universities and faculties as part of their application procedures, including Ivy League institutions such as:
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As well as many national and international organisations, professional bodies representing major USA employers also use Cambridge English exams for overseas recruitment, including:
Check visa requirements for immigration to the USA with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
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