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Thomas Lee, one of Eureka’s TOEFL review students, achieved a perfect score of 120 after three months of rigorous review

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The TOEFL short for (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is considered by many as the most comprehensive ACADEMIC English test available. It evaluates an individual’s ability to understand and use English in an academic setting. This standardized test is commonly required by colleges and universities in the US for non-native speakers who wish to pursue an undergraduate course in an American university. At the same time, it is a common measure of English proficiency used by numerous business institutions, government agencies, and scholarship programs.

 According to ETS, TOEFL is a trademark of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) for more information please visit trademarks owned by ETS.(link:), the TOEFL test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world. It is recognized by more than 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States.

WE checked the minimum scores required in order to be accepted in universities in the United States. For stanford university, the minimum TOEFL score required in order to be considered for admission is in three (3) types of test. The minimum scores required are 250 for the computer-based test, 600 for the paper-based test and 100 for the internet-based test. For more information please see this link. For MIT or Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the minimum required scores are 500 for Paper Based Test (PBT) and 90 for Internet Based Test (iBT). They also have a recommended score which is 600+ and 100+ respectively. According to them the minimums are in place to ensure the level of English proficiency. Technically, MIT offers no English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, and English is the language of MIT. For more information please see this link. To PROVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY, Harvard University has Two (2) requirements. First for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic test, the minimum score is 7.0. Second, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, minimum score of 68 and finally The Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), minimum score is 100. For them, scores cannot be older than two years and must be sent directly from the testing service. For more information click this link.

 We have completed a list for your reference. Note that the minimum scores may change without prior notice. For more accurate and specific details, especially on the minimum scores, you may click on the links provided. The Scores above the minimum are of course required and will increase your chance of being admitted into your preferred university, while scores below the minimum will most likely deny your admittance.

University

TOEFL Paper

TOEFL iBT

Link

Notes

Adelphi University

550

80

Link

 

American University

600

100

Link

 

Andrews University

550

No

Link

 

Arizona State University

500

61

Link

Schools of Engineering require 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based).

Auburn University

550

79

Link

 

Azusa Pacific University

587

94

Link

 

Ball State University

550

79

Link

 

Barry University

550

79

Link

 

Baylor University

540

76

Link

 

Biola University

???

79

Link

 

Boston College

600

100

Link

 

Boston University

500-600

95

Link

 

Bowling Green State University

520

61

Link

 

Brandeis University

600

100

Link

 

Brigham Young University–Provo

580

85

Link

 

Brown University

600

100

Link

 

California Institute of Technology

600

No

Link

 

Carnegie Mellon University

600

100

Link

 

Case Western Reserve University

550

80

Link

 

Catholic University of America

550

80

Link

 

Central Michigan University

550

79

Link

 

Clark Atlanta University

500

No

Link

 

Clarkson University

550

80

Link

 

Clark University

550

80

Link

 

Clemson University

550

79-80

Link

 

Cleveland State University

525

65

Link

 

College of William and Mary

580-600

93-100

Link

 

Colorado School of Mines

550

79

Link

 

Colorado State University

450-525

45-71

Link

Lower scores within the listed ranges are considered for conditional admission

Columbia University

600

100

Link

International students who have earned a bachelor’s degree after at least (2) years of study from a U.S. institution or from an institution in an English-speaking country are not required to take the TOEFL or IELTS.

Cornell University

600

100

Link

Will waive the TOEFL and/or IELTS requirement for international students who have studied for at least 4 years in the United States

Dartmouth College

600 +

No

Link

 

DePaul University

550

80

Link

 

Drexel University

550-600

80-100

Link

Lower scores within the listed ranges are considered for conditional admission

Duke University

600

100

Link

 

Duquesne University

No

80-100

Link

 

East Carolina University

550

80

Link

 

East Tennessee State University

500

61

Link

 

Emory University

600

79-80

Link

 

Florida A&M University

550

80

Link

 

Florida Atlantic University

550

80

Link

 

Florida Institute of Technology

550

79

Link

 

Florida International University

500

80

Link

 

Florida State University

550

80

Link

 

Fordham University

575

90

Link

 

George Fox University

No

80

Link

Students who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS, or whose score is below the admission standards, are eligible for enrollment in our English Language Institute.

George Mason University

575-600

88-100

Link

 

Georgetown University

600

100

Link

 

George Washington University

550

80

Link

Higher minimums are required by some schools and programs; check the appropriate school guidelines section for details.

Georgia Institute of Technology

550

79

Link

Some academic programs require higher scores-see the program(s) of choice in the degree program listing found at www.gradadmiss.gatech.edu to determine the minimum scores required by each program.

Georgia Southern University

550

80

Link

 

Georgia State University

550

79-80

Link

 

Golden Gate University

475-525

53-71

Link

Lower Score ranges are for admission into for provisional admission through the PLUS Program (Preparation in Language and University Skills)

Harvard University

600

100

Link

 

Hofstra University

550+

80

Link

Only students who are applying to the Frank G. Zarb School of Business may submit either IELTS or TOEFL scores

Howard University

No

No

Link

 

Idaho State University

500-550

61-80

Link

Ranges are for undergraduate/graduate requirements

Illinois Institute of Technology

550

80

Link

 

Illinois State University

550

79

Link

 

Immaculata University

550

79

Link

 

Indiana State University

500*

61***

Link

*550 Business Majors **213 Business Majors ***80 Business Majors

Indiana University–Bloomington

Not indicated

Not indicated

Link

The website only indicates that TOEFL is required

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

540-570

76

Link

Range variations are indicated for specific programs of study.

Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis

No

Undergraduate: 61

Graduate: 79

Link

 

Iowa State University

530

71

Link

*No section scores below 5.5

Jackson State University

525

No

Links

 

Johns Hopkins University

600

100

Link

 

Kansas State University

550

79

Link

Some programs require a TOEFL score higher than the Graduate School minimum.

Kent State University

525

No

Link

 

Lehigh University

Undergraduate: 570

Graduate: 550

No

Link

 

Long Island University–C.W. Post Campus

527

71

Link

 

Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge

550

79

Link

 

Louisiana Tech Univ.

550

80

Link

 

Loyola University Chicago

550

79-80

Link

 

Marquette University

No

80

Link

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

577 (rec 600+)

90 (rec 100+)

Link

 

Miami University–Oxford

533

72

Link

 

Michigan State University

550*

79**

Link

*No section below 52 **No section below 17

Michigan Technological University

550

79

Link

If you score below the minimum required but above 450PBT/52iBT TOEFL or 5.0 IELTS, you will be considered for our 4 – 12 month ESL program and ESL (conditional) admission to Michigan Tech.

Mississippi State University

525

71

Link

 

Missouri University of Science & Technology

550

79

Link

 

Montana State University

550-580

80-93

Link

 

Morgan State University

550

No

Link

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology

550

79

Link

 

New Mexico State University

Undergraduate: 500

Graduate: 530

Undergraduate:61

Graduate: 71

Link

 

New School

600

100

Link

 

New York University

490-550

No

Link

If you scored below 550/213(CBT) on your TOEFL you may elect to enroll in NYU-Poly’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program to improve your English skills.

North Carolina A&T State University

550

No

Link

 

North Carolina State University–Raleigh

No

80

Link

 

North Dakota State University

550-600

79-100

Link

Depends on program of study

Northeastern University

550

79-80

Link

 

Northern Arizona University

550

80

Link

Some programs require a higher score

Northern Illinois University

550

80

Link

 

Northwestern University

No

111

Link

Not required to submit a TOEFL score if their score on the Critical Reading section of the SAT Reasoning Test is above 600.

Nova Southeastern University

550

79

Link

 

Oakland University

550

79

Link

 

Ohio State University–Columbus

527

71

Link

 

Ohio University

550

80

Link

*Required on all sections

Oklahoma State University

550

79

Link

 

Old Dominion University

550

79-80

Link

 

Oral Roberts University

550

No

Link

 

Oregon State University

475

53

Link

Listed for Conditional Admission

Pace University

Undergraduate: 570

Graduate: 577

Undergraduate: 88/89

Graduate: 90

Link

 

Pacific University

475

53

   

Pennsylvania State University–University Park

550

90

Link

 

Pepperdine University

550

80

Link

 

Polytechnic Institute of New York University

600

100

Link

 

Portland State University

550

68*

Link

*18 Reading

18 Listening

16 Speaking

16 Writing

Princeton University

No

Average score of submitted students is 108

Link

The Graduate School prefers scores from the iBT TOEFL. Due to the nature of the graduate admission process, the Graduate School has not set a recommended minimum score on the iBT TOEFL.

Purdue University–West Lafayette

550

77*

Link

*Writing 18

Speaking 18

Listening 14

Reading 19

Note that in addition to required minimum scores for writing, speaking, listening, and reading, the Graduate School also requires a minimum overall score that is higher than the minimums for the four area tests combined.

Regent University

No

90

Link

Students interested in the School of Law will have a higher TOEFL® requirement

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

570

88

Link

 

Rice University

600

90

Link

 

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–Newark

550

83*

Link

*Writing 22

Speaking 23

Reading 21

Listening 17

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey–New Brunswick

550

83*

Link

*Writing 22

Speaking 23

Reading 21

Listening 17

Samford University

550

80

Link

Please be aware that graduate requirements may vary depending on the program. Please contact the specific program to verify minimum acceptable scores for that particular graduate program.

San Diego State University

550

80

Link

 

Seton Hall University

550

79

Link

 

South Carolina State University

500

61

Link

 

South Dakota State University

500

No

Link

 

Southern Illinois University–Carbondale

500

80

Link

Departments requiring higher than 550 TOEFL’s:

Anthropology = 600

Applied Lings/TESOL = 570

Engineering Science = 600

History = 600

Plant Biology = 600

Political Science = 600

Speech = 600

Mass Comm & Media Arts = 600

Southern Methodist University

600

100

Link

 

Spalding University

No Info Available

No Info Available

Link

 

Stanford University

600

100

Link

 

Stevens Institute of Technology

500

61

Link

The Department of Computer Science and School of Technology Management require a nominal, minimum TOEFL score of 550 (Paper Based Test), 213 (Computer Based Test) or 79 (Internet Based Test)

St. John’s University

600

100

Link

the following minimum scores are required

5 TWE (Test of Written English) component

26 Reading and listening subsections

22 Writing subsection of the IBT (internet-based test)

St. Louis University

550

80

Link

 

St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

No

79

Link

TOEFL is not required if the applicant has a Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. college or University, or has successfully completed the appropriate graduate preparatory English Language Academy coursework as determined through the ELA placement exams including courses ELA400 and ELA401, with a grade of B or higher.

SUNY–Binghamton

550

80

Link

*Minimum score of 6 on each section.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

550

79*

Link

*Graduate Admission: Minimum score of 80 **Minimum of 5 on Writing section.

SUNY–Stony Brook

550

80

Link

 

Syracuse University

550*

80**

Link

*600 if applying to the Newhouse School of Public Communications **100 if applying to the Newhouse School of Public Communications ***Applicants to the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications should achieve a score of at least 7.0

Temple University

550

79

Link

 

Tennessee State University

500

No

Link

 

Texas A&M University–College Station

600

100

Link

 

Texas A&M University–Commerce

500

No

Link

 

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

550

79

Link

 

Texas Christian University

550

80

Link

 

Texas Tech University

550

79s

Link

The TOEFL/IELTS requirement may also be waived if the student has attended a U.S. high school or college for at least two years or if the student is a citizen in a country where English is the native language.

Texas Woman’s University

550

79

Link

 

Trevecca Nazarene University

500

61

Link

 

Trinity International University

No

92

Link

 

Tufts University

nil

100

Link

 

Tulane University

nil

84*

Link

*Reading 21

listening 18

speaking 23

writing 22

Union Institute and University

550

80

Link

 

University at Albany–SUNY

550

79

Link

 

University at Buffalo–SUNY

550

79

Link

*Minimum score of 6 on each section.

University of Akron

No

61

Link

 

University of Alabama

500

61

Link

 

University of Alabama–Birmingham

500

61

Link

**Minimum score of 5 on each section.

University of Alabama–Huntsville

500

62*

Link

*Reading 15

Listening 16

Speaking 18

Writing 13 **Minimum score of 5 on each section.

University of Alaska–Fairbanks

550

79

Link

 

University of Arizona

Undergraduate: 500

Graduate: 550

Undergraduate: 61

Graduate: 80

Link

 

University of Arkansas

550

79

Link

 

University of Arkansas–Little Rock

525

71

Link

 

University of Bridgeport

550

No

Link

 

University of California–Berkeley

570

68

Link

 

University of California–Davis

550

68

Link

 

University of California–Irvine

550

80

Link

 

University of California–Los Angeles

560

87*

Link

*Writing: 25

Speaking: 24

Reading: 21

Listening: 17

University of California–Riverside

530

59

Link

 

University of California–San Diego

550

80

Link

 

University of California–Santa Barbara

550

80

Link

 

University of California–Santa Cruz

550

83

Link

 

University of Central Florida

No

80

Link

 

University of Chicago

No

No

Link

*4 sub scores of minimum of 26 each

University of Cincinnati

520

68

Link

 

University of Colorado–Boulder

520-600*

68-114*

Link

*Range depends on Field of Study

University of Colorado–Denver

525

71

Link

 

University of Connecticut

550

79

Link

 

University of Dayton

550

80

Link

 

University of Delaware

570

90

Link

 

University of Denver

550

80

Link

 

University of Florida

550

80

Link

 

University of Georgia

550

80

Link

 

University of Hartford

550

79*

Link

*No subscore below 15

University of Hawaii–Manoa

500

61

Link

 

University of Houston

550

79

Link

 

University of Idaho

550

No

Link

 

University of Illinois–Chicago

550

80*

Link

*writing 21

*speaking 20

*listening 17

*reading 19 **listening 6

**writing 6

**reading 6

**speaking 6

University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign

550

79

Link

Colleges of Business, Engineering, and Media require minimum scores of 100 ibt, 250 cbt, or 600 pbt.

University of Iowa

550

81

Link

*No section score less than 6.0

University of Kansas

All part scores at least 53

Reading, Listening, and Writing part scores at least 20*

Link

* The iBT speaking score is not required for admission, but GTA applicants must have a minimum iBT speaking score of 24 or a TSE score of 50 to hold a GTA appointment. **No section score below 5.5

University of Kentucky

527

71

Link

 

University of La Verne

550

79

Link

 

University of Louisiana–Lafayette

550

81

Link

 

University of Louisville

550

79

Link

 

University of Maine

530

71

Link

 

University of Maryland–Baltimore County

550

80

Link

 

University of Maryland–College Park

575

100

Link

 

University of Massachusetts–Amherst

No

80

Link

Achieving these scores does not guarantee admission

University of Massachusetts–Boston

550

79-80

Link

Achieving these scores does not guarantee admission

University of Massachusetts–Lowell

525

69

Link

*No section less than 5.0

University of Memphis

550

No

Link

Some units require a higher TOEFL score

University of Miami

550

80

Link

 

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

570-610*

88-106***

Link

*Section scores of at least 5. **section scores of at least 23. ***section scores of at least 23 in listening, speaking, and reading, at least 21 in writing. Some programs require scores in the higher portions of these ranges

University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

550

79

Link

 

University of Mississippi

550

79-80

Link

Some departments require higher results

University of Missouri

500

61

Link

Iindividual programs of study may require significantly higher scores for acceptance

University of Missouri–Kansas City

550

79

Link

 

University of Missouri–St. Louis

500

61

Link

 

University of Montana

580

92

Link

 

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

523

70*

Link

*Minimum of 20 on Writing section **Minimum of 5.5 or Writing section

University of Nevada–Las Vegas

500

61

Link

Hotel Administration requires 525/193/73

University of Nevada–Reno

600+

100

Link

 

University of New Hampshire

550

80

Link

 

University of New Mexico

520

68

Link

 

University of New Orleans

525

71

Link

Graduate Student requirements are higher

University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

550 minimum of 50 in each section

79

Link

 

University of North Carolina–Charlotte

507

64

Link

 

University of North Carolina–Greensboro

550

79

Link

 

University of North Dakota

525

71

Link

Graduate Student requirements are higher

University of Northern Colorado

520

70

Link

 

University of North Texas

550

79

Link

 

University of Notre Dame

No

80*

Link

*Minimum of 23 on the Speaking

University of Oklahoma

550

79-80

Link

 

University of Oregon

527

71*

Link

*Minimum score of 15 on each section

University of Pennsylvania

550*

80**

Link

* Min is 550 but “tend to admit” 600+ ** Min is 80 but “tend to admit” 100+

University of Pittsburgh

550

80

Link

 

University of Rhode Island

550

79

Link

 

University of Rochester

600

100*

Link

*Writing: 25

Speaking: 24

Reading: 26

Listening: 25

University of San Diego

550

80

Link

 

University of San Francisco

550

80

Link

 

University of South Carolina–Columbia

570

80

Link

Some programs have set higher standards

University of South Dakota

550

79

Link

 

University of South Florida

550

79

Link

 

University of St. Thomas

No

80*

Link

*Minimum score of 20 on the Writing and 20 on the Speaking sections

University of Tennessee

550

80*

Link

*Minimum score of 20 on each section of test

University of Texas–Arlington

550

213

Link

 

University of Texas–Austin

550

79

Link

 

University of Texas–Dallas

550

80

Link

 

University of Texas–El Paso

550

No

Link

 

University of the Pacific

500

61

Link

 

University of Toledo

500

80

Link

TOEFL-iBT is preferred

University of Tulsa

500

61

Link

Graduate Students require higher scores.

University of Utah

500

61

Link

 

University of Vermont

500

79-80

Link

may waive the requirement for TOEFL or IELTS scores on a case-by-case basis

University of Virginia

600

90

Link

 

Univ. of Washington

540

76

Link

 

University of West Florida

550

78-80

Link

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison

550

80

Link

 

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

520

68

Link

Graduate Students require higher scores.

University of Wyoming

525

71

Link

College of Engineering must have a minimum 550 (213 computer-based exam or 80 internet-based exam, 6.0 IELTS)

Utah State University

No

79

Link

Some Department may require hour scores.

Vanderbilt University

No

100

Link

Examinations must be taken at an official TOEFL testing center.

Virginia Commonwealth University

600

100

Link

 

Virginia Tech

550

80

Link

 

Wake Forest University

550

79-80

Link

 

Washington State University

520

68

Link

 

Washington University in St. Louis

550

79

Link

 

Wayne State University

550

79-80

Link

 

Western Michigan University

550

80

Link

 

West Virginia University

Info not Provided

Info not Provided

Link

Does require TOEFL and IELTS Testing, however the minimum test scores are not indicated.

Wichita State University

530

72

Link

 

Widener University

540

75*

Link

*No individual section score below 18

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

550

79-80

Link

 

Wright State University

No

79/120

Link

Several departments or programs have set higher requirements for English proficiency.

Yale University

600

100

Link

 

Yeshiva University

600

100

Link

 

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