WHY TOEFL?

Wherever you want to study, the TOEFL test can help you get there. More than 10,000 colleges, agencies and other institutions in over 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States use TOEFL to assess the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers. TOEFL has 4,500 test centers in 165 countries.

Other organizations rely on TOEFL scores as well:

  • Immigration departments use them to issue residential and work visas.
  • Medical and licensing agencies use them for professional certification purposes.
  • Individuals use them to measure their progress in learning English.

Institutions that Accept TOEFL Scores

4 out of 5 admissions officers who were surveyed — and who stated a preference — were more satisfied with using the TOEFL test compared to other English-language tests.

For Australia, TOEFL iBT® test scores can be used to satisfy the required language component for student, post-study, skilled migration and business visas.

For the U.K., TOEFL iBT test scores are accepted for Tier 4 student visas under certain conditions.

For New Zealand, TOEFL iBT test scores can be used to prove English-language proficiency for a Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa.

Applicants need a total score of 79 or more from a test taken within 2 years prior to their application date.