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TOEFL iBT® Scores

Getting Scores

Test takers can access their official TOEFL iBT® scores in their ETS account, online, in as little as 6 days after their test. For more information, see Getting Your Scores.

Score delivery time to designated score recipients varies based on how they have chosen to receive TOEFL® scores. For more information, see Sending Your Scores.

All score reports include MyBest® scores, which are the combination of the test taker’s highest section scores from all TOEFL iBT test dates within the last 2 years.* For more information, see What Are MyBest® Scores?

Interpreting Scores

Each section of the test has a score range of 0–30, and each range is broken down into 4 or 5 proficiency levels.

Skill Proficiency Level
Reading Advanced (24–30)
High-Intermediate (18–23)
Low-Intermediate (4–17)
Below Low-Intermediate (0–3)
Listening Advanced (22–30)
High-Intermediate (17–21)
Low-Intermediate (9–16)
Below Low-Intermediate (0–8)
Speaking Advanced (25–30)
High-Intermediate (20–24)
Low-Intermediate (16–19)
Basic (10–15)
Below Basic (0–9)
Writing Advanced (24–30)
High-Intermediate (17–23)
Low-Intermediate (13–16)
Basic (7–12)
Below Basic (0–6)

Scoring Resources

* Currently, MyBest scores for the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition includes only Paper Edition scores. They are not combined with scores from Home Edition or the TOEFL iBT tests taken at a test center.