Universities Accepting Only TOEFL Scores: TOEFL Score Requirement for universities of US, UK, Canada, Austalia and New Zealand

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    For admission in foreign universities, TOEFL scores are mandatory, and globally, in 150 countries around 11,000 universities accept TOEFL score. TOEFL is available in two methods, TOEFL iBT and TOEFL PBT for them. There are a few universities where only TOEFL scores are accepted to prove a candidate’s English language proficiency. Through this article, we will know more about the universities that accept only TOEFL scores. 

    US Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

    The US is the first choice of every international student to study in – check the table below for the required TOEFL score of US universities.

    Name of instituteTOEFL scores
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)90 overall (100 recommended)
    Harvard UniversityVaries
    Princeton University108 overall; Listening 28, TOEFL Reading 29, writing 24, and Writing 27.
    Columbia University100 overall;
    California Institute of technology78 overall
    Stanford university89 – 100 overall
    Yale university100 overall
    University of Chicago100 minimum; recommended higher
    University of Pennsylvania100 overall
    Northwestern university90 and higher overall
    Duke university90 overall
    John Hopkins University100 overall
    Dartmouth College78 overall
    Brown University90 overall
    University of Notre Dame105 overall, with no score lower than 28 in writing and no other band score lower than 24
    Vanderbilt University100 overall
    Cornell University100 overall
    Rice University100 overall
    Washington University (St. Louis)90 overall
    University of California (Los Angeles)83 minimum

    UK Universities Accepting TOEFL scores

    Check the TOEFL score requirement for the best UK universities in the following table: 

    Name of instituteTOEFL score
    University of Cambridge110 (overall); 25 in each sections
    University of Oxford100; recommended: 110
    University College London100
    University of Manchester100 (overall); 22 in writing and TOEFL Speaking; 21 in reading and listening
    King’s College, London72 overall; 20 in all skills
    Imperial College London82 overall; minimum 17 in all the skills
    University of Leeds83 for undergraduate, 92 for postgraduate
    Manchester Metropolitan University89-90
    University of Edinburgh100 overall
    University of Durham88 overall, 22 each section
    University of Warwick92 overall
    University of Bristol88 overall; reading: 18, listening: 19, speaking: 19, TOEFL writing: 22
    London school of economics100 overall, with a minimum of 27 in Writing 25 in Reading 24 in Listening 24 in Speaking
    University of Birmingham80 overall; minimum of 19 in listening, 19 in reading, 21 in speaking, and 19 in writing
    University of Lancaster87 overall; 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 17 in speaking, 20 in writing
    University of St. Andrews92-100
    University of Glasgow100 overall, 23 in each skill
    Newcastle University100 overall; 19 in listening, 20 in writing, 22 in speaking, 22 in writing
    University of Bath72 overall; minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking, and 17 in Writing
    University of Liverpool88 overall; 20 in listening, writing, and reading, 22 in speaking
    University of East Anglia79 overall
    University of Coventry89 overall
    University of York79-80
    University of Leicester90

    Canadian Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

    Just like US and UK, Canada is also very popular as a study destination. The table below holds the TOEFL score requirements for Canadian universities: 

    Name of institutionTOEFL scores
    University of Toronto89-110 for undergraduate; 93 for graduate
    University of British Columbia90
    McGill University79-100 for undergraduate; 86 for graduate
    McMaster University86 for undergraduate; 92 for postgraduate
    University of Montreal-
    University of Alberta90 for both undergraduate & graduate
    University of Calgary80-108 depending on the course
    University of Ottawa86-96 depending on the major for undergraduate; 100 for most programs

    Australian Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

    The table below holds the TOEFL score requirements for the most preferred Australian universities: 

    Name of institutionTOEFL scores
    University of Melbourne79 overall; 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for writing and listening
    University of Sydney96 overall; 27 for Writing, 24 for listening, reading, and 23 for speaking.
    Monash University94 overall; 24 in Writing and no section lower than 20
    University of Queensland87 overall; 21 in writing, 19 in reading, listening & speaking
    Australian National University80 – 100 overall
    UNSW SydneyDirect entry: 90 overall with 23 in writing
    The University of Adelaide79 overall; Writing 21 Speaking 18 Reading and Listening 13
    University of Technology, Sydney102-109 overall, speaking 23-27, listening 23-27, reading 23-27, writing 24.
    University of Western Australia82 overall; minimum score of 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section
    RMIT UniversityOverallscore79 (with a minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking, and 21 in Writing)
    Curtin University84 overall; reading, listening, speaking: 20, writing: 24
    University of Wollongong61 overall

    New Zealand Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

    New Zealand is slowly becoming popular as the study destination among the international candidates – check the TOEFL score requirements for the universities in the following table: 

    Name of instituteTOEFL score
    University of Auckland80 overall; writing: 21
    University of Canterbury80 overall; at least 19 in reading, writing, and listening
    University of Otago80 overall; writing: 20
    University of Victoria, Wellington90 overall; writing: 20
    Auckland University of technology80 overall; writing: 21
    University of Waikato80 with a score of 21 in writing

    So, these are the most preferred universities and most preferred study destinations of the international candidates. These Universities and their TOEFL score requirement can help the candidates for the preparation of TOEFL. Now the applicants are aware of their target TOEFL score and they can practice accordingly to secure a seat in their preferred universities and courses. 

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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