Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Site: Online Service
Service: Educational Testing Service
|Record #: OAK2721||Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2016|
|Located In Community||USA|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - online service|
|Agency and Service Names|
|Alternate Name||ETS ; TOEFL ; TSE|
|Description (Agency)||The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of nonnative speakers to use and understand English.|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Most people take the TOEFL test as a requirement for admission into colleges and universities where instruction is in English.
* many government agencies, scholarship programs, and licensing/certification agencies use TOEFL scores to evaluate English proficiency
* the test measures English language proficiency in reading, listening and writing and is offered on computer in most regions of the world
Check website for the nearest test centres for the computer-based test (scroll down for complete list).
Take the Internet-based Test (iBT) or the Paper-based Test (PBT), depending on which format is offered at your test centre
* download TOEFL Test Registration Bulletins
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Eligibility||Students of ESL (English as a Second Language) requiring entry to University or College.|
|Application||Download TOEFL Test Registration Bulletins
To register online or by phone for Computer-Based TOEFL and for Paper-Based TOEFL and TSE: a valid credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express) * an appointment confirmation number * a test date, a reporting time, and test center address will be given when calling. Look at the International Test Scheduling Form for the information needed when you call.
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||Language Proficiency Testing|