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Oral Proficiency Interviews (Computer)

International Graduate Support


Important facts:

  • Wyoming State law requires proof of English language oral proficiency for non-native speakers of English who will be hired for a Teaching Assistantship at the University of Wyoming.
  • Administered by Language Testing International (LTI)
  • Fully web-based and also remotely proctored. (OPIc proctoring at UW is not available.)
  • Accessible from anywhere, at any time.
  • Cost: $108 (remote proctoring included). Reimbursement is possible upon departments’ discretion. (Contact your advisor/graduate coordinator to find out about this option.)
  • Results available in 2 to 5 workdays
  • OPIc Certificates are processed by UW Admissions; no forwarding is necessary
  • Passing Scores  to qualify for a Teaching Assistantship: Advanced Mid (AM) or above
  • TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo exam speaking sub-scores can be a valid substitution for the OPIc exam.
  • Exemptions can be granted
  • OPIc familiarization and practice material available
  • OPIc results due for fall GTA hires: August 1, for spring GTA hires: January 1
  • 3-week OPIc Preparation course starting date will be announced the first week of March 2023


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