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Is Toefl accepted in UK universities?

Last Updated: 18th April, 2020

The TOEFL® test continues to beaccepted for admissions by many universities andother institutions in the U.K. The TOEFL test is alsoaccepted for Tier 4 student visas under certain conditions,even though it is no longer recognized by the U.K. HomeOffice as a Secure English Language Test (SELT).

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In this regard, can Toefl be used for UK visa?

May 4, 2015. Recently, there have been some changes inthe visa rules from the UK Home Office. And that haspeople asking for clarification about whether theTOEFL® test can be used for UKstudent visas. The short answer is: Yes, TOEFLiBT® scores can be used for Tier 4student visas, under certain conditions.

Secondly, in which countries Toefl is accepted? Countries Accepting TOEFL Score TOEFL scores are accepted in over 130countries including the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand,France, Germany and widely accepted inCanada.

Likewise, is Toefl accepted in Australian universities?

Since 2011, the TOEFL iBT® test has beenaccepted for Australian student visas. From November2014, it is accepted as an English language test for usewith Australia's skilled migration visas.

Do international students have to take Toefl?

All international applicants are required totake the TOEFL or IELTS unless they meet one of thefollowing waiver requirements: SAT Evidence-Based Reading andWriting score of 570. International transfer studentswith more than 30 units of college work do not need totake the SAT or ACT.

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