About the TOEFL iBT Test
The TOEFL iBT® test is accepted and preferred by institutions worldwide, so you will stand out to admissions officers. It measures academic English skills the way they’re actually used in the classroom, so universities know you're ready to succeed. The test has 4 sections — Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing — and you'll perform tasks that combine these 4 skills.
NEW: The TOEFL® Essentials™ Test
The TOEFL® Essentials™ test is a new English-proficiency test with a friendly, engaging format and the convenience of testing at home. It measures the 4 core language skills — Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking — using a multistage adaptive design, in about 1 ½ hours. Registration opens June 17 for tests starting in August 2021.
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.
Select Your Destination:
- Australia and New Zealand
- U.K. and Europe
- United States
Get Where You Want to Go
Where would you like to study? Learn more about how the TOEFL iBT® test can help you get to these popular study destinations.
Australia and New Zealand
The TOEFL iBT test is accepted by 100% of universities and for all migration visas.1
The TOEFL iBT test is preferred by more than 80% of Canadian graduate programs. And Canadian universities receive more TOEFL iBT scores than all other English tests combined.
U.K. and Europe
The TOEFL iBT test is accepted by 100% of U.K. universities, including 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.
The TOEFL iBT test is preferred by 9 out of 10 universities and accepted everywhere. U.S. universities receive more TOEFL iBT scores than all other English tests combined.
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With the TOEFL test, you'll get fair, unbiased scores that provide an accurate representation of your abilities.
Get the tools you’ll need for your TOEFL journey. Bulletins, forms, tips for improving your skills and more.
ETS is committed to providing testing accommodations to test takers who meet ETS criteria.
TOEFL® Paper-delivered Testing
Effective April 11, 2021, the TOEFL® Paper-delivered Test is no longer offered. Scores remain valid for 2 years after the test date.