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TOEFL® EssentialsTM Test

Expand your range of applicants with a testing option that has the quality, reliability and security you expect from a TOEFL test


The TOEFL Essentials test complements the other TOEFL® tests in your portfolio, expanding your program’s range of applicants.


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Let us know you accept TOEFL Essentials scores

Fill out the acceptance form so we can update our list of accepting institutions for test takers.

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Setting score requirements

Find guidance for setting score requirements and see how scores compares to TOEFL iBT scores.

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Design Framework for the TOEFL® Essentials™ Test 2021

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“TOEFL Essentials looks to meet international students where they are in this ever-changing world by providing the measurement, validity, security and flexibility for both students and schools.”

Sue Oldham

Associate Dean, MBA Operations Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University