The TOEFL iBT ® test helps you show how well you communicate in English to universities all around the world. The TOEFL iBT ® test is recognized by more than 11,500+ universities in over 160 countries worldwide including USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and across Europe and Asia.
Use the TOEFL test for:Admissions / Scholarships / Immigration / Visa applications
The TOEFL® test assesses your ability to communicate in English with four sections:
Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.
|TOEFL iBT ® Section||Details||Time||Points|
|Reading||• 3–4 reading passages
• 10–12 questions per passage
|Time: 54–72 min||Points: 0–30|
|Listening||• 3–4 lectures, each 6 questions
• 2–3 conversations, each 5 questions
|Time: 41–57 min||Points: 0–30|
|10 minutes break|
|Speaking||• one open question
• three integrated tasks (containing several aspects of information processing e.g. an audio sequence or a text)
|Time: 17 min||Points: 0–30|
|Writing||• one open task
• one integrated task
|Time: 50 min||Points: 0–30|
|Total||Taking notes is allowed in all sections. No points will be deducted for incorrect answers.||Time: ~ 3h||Points: 0–120|
The TOEFL iBT ® test is offered 3 different ways, so you can choose the testing option that best suits your needs and preferences:
Your test. Your choice.
The TOEFL® test is offered more than 60 times a year in test centers with enhanced safety and health regulations.
The TOEFL® test is offered more than 60 times a year in test centers around the world.
To help protect the health and safety of test takers and staff, enhanced procedures have been implemented at test centers, including:
Be sure to check with your local test center for a complete list of health and safety procedures.
The TOEFL iBT ® Home Edition is a safe and convenient option for students who prefer to take their test at home. The test is:
The Paper Edition is the same 4-skills TOEFL iBT ® test, just delivered on paper and given in 2 testing sessions.
* Survey of 94 admissions officers at US universities who accept both TOEFL and IELTS scores and who expressed a preference.
** Survey of 59 admissions officers at French universities. Survey of 100 admissions officers at German universities
The TOEFL iBT ® test is more than just an English test. While other tests may gain you admission to a school, the TOEFL® test gives you the confidence you need to get the most out of your study abroad degree.
Accepted and Preferred Worldwide – Get in at more universities. The TOEFL iBT ® test is the world’s most accepted English-language test for study, work and immigration. It is preferred by more universities and institutions, so you can be confident you’ll stand out to admissions officers where it counts.
Test Your Way: At a Test Center, At Home or on Paper – Now you have a choice of where to take the TOEFL iBT ® test. Test centers around the world are open, with enhanced safety and health regulations, or you can test from the privacy of your home, or in both with Paper Edition. Your test. Your choice.
Tests you on the English you will actually use in the classroom – Get a head start in your studies by arriving at university better prepared (and universities see the difference).
Feel confident in your ability to succeed. Recent enhancements and added benefits to the TOEFL iBT ® test, including MyBest ® scores and a free practice test, provide you with a better testing experience from start to finish to help you do your best.
Make your TOEFL® scores get your further and make your dreams to study abroad a reality. Use TOEFL® scores to access funding from scholarship providers both at home or abroad.
Here is a list of some scholarships providers who accept your TOEFL® scores as part of their application:
Stand out confidently in English, and gain a clear advantage.