MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)

MELAB​The MELAB evaluates advanced-level English language competency of adult nonnative speakers of English. The MELAB is intended for:

  • Students applying to United States, Canadian, British and other educational institutions where the language of instruction is English.
  • Professionals who need English for work or training purposes
  • Any interested in obtaining a general assessment of their English language proficiency for educational or employment opportunities.

To register complete the MELAB Official Identification Form and submit it along with payment to the Computer Based Testing Center.

Registration due dates and testing dates are listed below:


​MELAB Testing Date
Registration Due Dates
​January 23, 2016
​January 1, 2016
​February 20, 2016
​January 27, 2016
​March 19, 2016
​February 25, 2016
​April 16, 2016
​March 24, 2016
May 21, 2016
April 28, 2016
​June 18, 2016
May 26, 2016
​July 16, 2016
​June 23, 2016
​August 20, 2016
​July 28, 2016
​September 17, 2016
​August 25, 2016
​October 15, 2016
​September 22, 2016
November 12, 2016
October 20, 2016
December 3, 2016
November 10, 2016