A degree from an overseas, English-speaking university can be a big advantage. Plus, international experience is highly valued by employers of multinational companies and firms that do business all around the world.

The TOEFL test is one of many available and can be one of the keys to a successful study-abroad experience. It is an accurate indicator of a student’s ability to communicate in an academic environment.

Provided by: Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Cost: US$160 - US$250

Accepted by: Over 8,500 institutions in more than 130 countries

The test can be taken as either:

Test scores

Your test score is valid for two years after the date that you took the test. For the people reviewing your university application form, it is a key indication of your English language ability.


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Useful websites

The TOEFL test - homepage
More information on the TOEFL test - Learning English