Is My TOEFL Score High Enough for Admissions?

Is My TOEFL Score High Enough for Admissions?

By Brianna Burrows

One of the main concerns international students face is whether they will meet admissions standards. One of the most common admission requirements is the TOEFL exam. Although not all schools require the TOEFL exam, the majority of degree granting programs in the USA require the completion of the TOEFL exam. Each school has their own TOEFL test score requirement for admission consideration. We’ve ranked the schools listed below by their minimum TOEFL score requirement:

No TOEFL Score Requirement

University of Oregon

Language Systems International College of English

Rockland Community College, State University of New York

Herkimer College

University of Hawai`i at Hilo

University of California, Davis


TOEFL Score Minimum of 45

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York


TOEFL Score Minimum of 46

State University of New York, Plattsburgh


TOEFL Score Minimum of 50

College of Southern Nevada (CSN)

Joliet Junior College

Highline College

Irvine Valley College

Valencia College


TOEFL Score Minimum of 60

Truckee Meadows Community College

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Orange Coast College

Georgia College

Hillsborough Community College

Sinclair Community College

University of Washington Bothell

Foothill and De Anza Colleges


TOEFL Score Minimum of 61

Berkeley College


TOEFL Score Minimum of 70

Governors State University

University of Arkansas

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

State University of New York at Geneseo


TOEFL Score Minimum of 79

University of Arkansas


TOEFL Score Minimum of 80

Lewis University

University of Central Florida

Adelphi University

George Mason University

Pace University


TOEFL Score Minimum of 90

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Clark University (COPACE)

Clark University IDCE


TOEFL Score Minimum of 100

California State University Sonoma

Emory University Pre-College Program

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Brianna Burrows is a freelance marketing specialist and alumna of Northeastern University. She specializes in event management, social media management, and content branding. Follow her on Twitter here.

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