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Accepted and Preferred Worldwide

When you choose the high-standard TOEFL iBT® test to demonstrate your English proficiency, universities notice and know you are ready to succeed. Accepted worldwide by more than 11,500 universities and institutions in over 160 countries, the TOEFL iBT test is the world's premier English-language test for study, work and immigration.

Get Where You Want to Go

If your goal is university study, the TOEFL iBT® test can help get you there.


"As a top-ranked global university, Macquarie University welcomes applicants with TOEFL iBT test scores."

David Harrison, International Director, Macquarie University


"As a top 100 University, the University of Glasgow welcomes applicants with TOEFL iBT test scores."

Mhairi Macfarlane, Senior International Officer, University of Glasgow

The TOEFL iBT test is:

  • Preferred by more than 80% of Canadian graduate programs.¹ And Canadian universities receive more TOEFL scores than all other English-language tests combined.²
  • Preferred by 9 out of 10 universities in the United States and accepted everywhere.³
  • Accepted by 100% of U.K. universities, including the prestigious Russell Group® schools.
  • Accepted by the top European universities and the most preferred English-language test in France and Germany.4
  • Accepted by 100% of universities in Australia and New Zealand and for all migration visas.5
  • Widely accepted throughout Asia, including at top universities in mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Malaysia.

Get the TOEFL Test Advantage


The TOEFL test comes with a clear advantage: universities know you are ready to succeed.

Get noticed by admissions officers.

Trusted scores backed by the TOEFL test's reputation and high standards help you stand out and show you have what it takes to be great.

Get in.

Over 90% of TOEFL test takers surveyed got into their 1st or 2nd choice university.6

Get a head start over your peers.

Strengthen your skills while preparing for the test and arrive on campus better prepared for the academic English demands of a university classroom.

1 Source: Survey of 44 graduate admissions officers at Canadian universities.

2 Source: Survey of 107 admissions officers at Canadian universities.

3 Source: Survey of 94 admissions officers at U.S. universities who accept both TOEFL and IELTS® scores and who expressed a preference.

4 Sources: Surveys of university admissions officers (59 in France and 100 in Germany).

5 May not apply to the TOEFL iBT Home Edition test in Australia.

6 Source: Survey of 296 randomly selected university students who took the TOEFL test.