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Is my TOEFL score any good?

When you apply to college in an English-speaking country such as the U.S., the U.K. or Australia, you may have to prove that you speak English well enough to keep up with coursework. Taking the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a great way to do that. But– what is the TOEFL and what’s a good TOEFL score?

What is the TOEFL?

The TOEFL iBT (internet based test) tests English proficiency through listening, reading, speaking, and writing… keep reading

What is the score range?

TOEFL iBT scores range from 0 to 120.
There are four sections (listening, reading, speaking, and writing) and you can score… keep reading

What is a good TOEFL score?

Last year, 52% of English-language school applicants scored an 80 or above on the TOEFL iBT. Only 15% scored over 100. Therefore, if you can get over an 80 then you are doing pretty well. If you can get over 100, well, that’s excellent.

Of course, a good TOEFL score is… keep reading

See full article for a table of percentile ranks for TOEFL scores

What if my score is really low?

Some schools offer “conditional acceptance,” which allows you to take intensive English lessons before starting regular university classes. For example… keep reading

How often can I take it?
How much does it cost and where do I register?

The registration fee… keep reading


Maija Wallace is a freelance writer for college admissions blogs. Her website is located at

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