More admissions officers PREFER to use TOEFL scores

More admissions officers PREFER to use TOEFL® scores

Among admissions officers recently surveyed* — and who expressed a preference — four out of five prefer the TOEFL® test over other English-language tests.

Higher Rates of Satisfaction

Admissions officers are more satisfied with the TOEFL® test because:

  • The TOEFL® test does the best job of assessing English-language proficiency.
  • It provides more accurate scores to better differentiate between test takers.
  • The TOEFL® test is more available and accessible to test takers worldwide.

For insight into how to select the best English-language assessment, see our special report How to Select the Best English-language Assessment.


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* 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.