TOEFL iBT® Test
The premier test of academic English communication
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Designed by institutions for institutions, the TOEFL iBT test meets your needs in a superior way. That's why more than 12,000 universities in over 160 countries trust it to showcase their applicants' ability to succeed in an English-speaking academic environment.
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We ensure fair and accurate results with:
We eliminate the potential for geographic bias or bias of a face-to-face interview with:
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With policies that protect score integrity, and more than US$60 million invested annually on security, the TOEFL iBT test offers the best security of any English-language assessment and helps you ensure the quality of your international students.
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Unlike other English-language tests, the TOEFL iBT test gives universities the ability to differentiate among applicants because of its more precise measuring scale (0–120).
Compare TOEFL iBT scores to other measures.
ETS has been at the forefront of English language learning and assessment, pioneering new ways to measure proficiency and sharing our knowledge with universities and institutions around the world.
We continue to fund ongoing research to support the validity of TOEFL scores.
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