More than 10,000 colleges, agencies and other institutions in over 150 countries accept TOEFL® scores. 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. Search for institutions that rely on TOEFL scores as the most accurate measure of English-language skills.
Use the TOEFL® Destination Search to find institutions and available score requirements.
For Australia, TOEFL iBT® test scores can be used to satisfy the required language component for student, post-study, skilled migration and business visas. Please visit Australian Visas for more information.
For the U.K., TOEFL iBT test scores are accepted for Tier 4 student visas under certain conditions. Please visit U.K. Visas for more information.
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. Please visit the Immigration New Zealand website for more information.
* Source: Survey of 263 admissions officers at U.S. universities, of which 212 accept both the TOEFL® test and the IELTS™ test and 152 state a preference.
Ready to take the TOEFL iBT® test?
Prepare for your TOEFL test with official TOEFL iBT prep wherever you go. Download now
Get the only official practice test that gives you the experience of taking the real TOEFL iBT test. Order now
Practice with the only authentic TOEFL test prep guide created by ETS. Also available as an eBook. Purchase now