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Frequently Asked Questions About the TOEFL ITP® Assessment Series

What is the TOEFL ITP® Assessment Series?

The TOEFL ITP Assessment Series offers colleges and universities, English-language programs, and other organizations the opportunity to administer a convenient, affordable and reliable English-language assessment. The tests measure English proficiency at high-beginning to advanced levels.

The Level 1 and Level 2 tests use academic content to evaluate nonnative speakers' English skills in:

  • Listening Comprehension
  • Structure and Written Expression
  • Reading Comprehension

The Speaking test evaluates the skills needed to speak English in everyday situations as well as some basic campus and academic settings.

How is the TOEFL ITP Assessment Series used by institutions?

There are many ways that you can incorporate the TOEFL ITP assessments into your classroom to keep your students on track for success. Learn more about how institutions use the tests.

Who uses the TOEFL ITP Assessment Series?

More than 2,500 institutions in 50+ countries administer over 700,000 TOEFL ITP tests annually, including:

  • colleges and universities
  • secondary schools
  • English-language programs
  • governments
  • agencies
What skills does the TOEFL ITP Assessment Series measure?

See test content.

What is the format of the tests?

The TOEFL ITP tests are available in paper or digital format. Learn more about the test format.

How can test takers prepare for the tests?

ETS offers a variety of resources to help test takers get ready for the test. Materials include practice test volumes, an official guide and more. Learn more about test preparation.

How are the tests administered?

The tests are administered by institutions using their own facilities, staff and resources, or by your local ETS TOEFL ITP Associate. Multiple test forms allow you to administer the test throughout the year and as often as you need. Institutions set the test date and size of the group to be tested. The tests are available in both paper-delivered and digital formats.

Learn more about test administration.

How are the tests scored?

See test scoring.