You’ll receive four scaled section scores and a total score.
Each skill has four or five proficiency levels, so where your score falls within that range tells you your proficiency for that skill.
For more information, see Performance Descriptors for the TOEFL iBT® Test (PDF).
There are no passing or failing scores set by the TOEFL Program or ETS. Each institution or agency sets its own score requirements. For more information about how your scores will be used or interpreted, contact the institution or agency directly.
All TOEFL iBT score reports show both your traditional scores from your selected test date and your MyBest scores, like this:
An increasing number of universities and other institutions accept MyBest scores. We recommend that you check with institutions directly to confirm their TOEFL score requirements.
If you take the TOEFL iBT Paper Edition, the MyBest scores section will only include your scores from Paper Edition tests. It won’t include your scores from tests taken at a test center or at home (TOEFL iBT Home Edition).
TOEFL tests are only scored by a centralized scoring network, never at the test center. The Reading and Listening sections are scored by computer. The Speaking and Writing1 sections are scored by a combination of AI scoring and multiple, highly trained human raters to:
View the list of institutions that accept TOEFL iBT Home Edition scores.
1 The TOEFL iBT Paper Edition Writing section is scored by human raters only.