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The TOEFL® Test: Stand Out Confidently In English

Choose the English-language test that helps you get noticed by admissions officers and arrive on campus better prepared. Over 90% of TOEFL® test takers surveyed got into their 1st or 2nd choice university.1 You can too.

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Accepted and Preferred

The TOEFL test measures academic English skills the way they’re actually used in the classroom, so universities know you're ready to succeed. That’s why it’s accepted by more than 11,000 universities and institutions in over 150 countries. And our recent enhancements give test takers a better TOEFL iBT® test experience.

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Select Your Destination:

  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Canada
  • U.K. and Europe
  • United States

Get Where You Want to Go

Where would you like to study? Learn more about how the TOEFL test can help you get to these popular study destinations.

Australia and New Zealand

The TOEFL test is accepted by 100% of universities and for all migration visas.2

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The TOEFL test is preferred by more than 80% of Canadian graduate programs. And Canadian universities receive more TOEFL scores than all other English tests combined.

Learn more about studying in Canada

U.K. and Europe

The TOEFL test is accepted by 99% of U.K. universities, including 100% of the Russell Group®. It’s also accepted by all top European universities with programs in English, and it’s the most preferred test in France and Germany.

Learn more about studying in the U.K. or Europe

United States

The TOEFL test is preferred by 9 out of 10 universities and accepted everywhere. U.S. universities receive more TOEFL scores than all other English tests combined.

Learn more about studying in the United States

TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition Test

Now you can take the TOEFL iBT test from the safety and convenience of your home! Keep your dreams on track with this flexible testing option, available for a limited time.

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Prepare for Success

Explore official guides, practice tests, sample questions and more, all designed to help you get your best score and prepare for the academic English demands of a university classroom.

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With the TOEFL test, you'll get fair, unbiased scores that provide an accurate representation of your abilities.

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Get the tools you’ll need for your TOEFL journey. Bulletins, forms, tips for improving your skills and more.

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Disability Accommodations

ETS is committed to providing testing accommodations to test takers who meet ETS criteria.

TOEFL® Paper-delivered Testing

The revised TOEFL® Paper-delivered Test is offered 4 times a year in locations where internet testing isn't available. It’s closely aligned with the TOEFL iBT test, but doesn't include a Speaking section.

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