Test of English as a Foreign Language

Test Description: The TOEFL Paper-based Test (PBT) measures how well you read, listen and write in English.

Eligibility: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is used in college and university settings. Scores on the test are required by more than 5,000 two- and four-year colleges and universities (including the University of Arkansas), professional schools, and sponsoring institutions in over 90 countries. (Taken from the ETS TOEFL website)

Registration: You must register for the Instutional TOEFL in the Testing Services office located at the corner of Razorback Road and Walton Street. If you are unable to come to our office to register, you may print the registration form and mail it to the address listed on the form. We must receive the fee for this exam along with the registration form by the deadline for the date you choose.

Click here for the PDF version of the form.

Test fees: The fee for this exam is $60.00, Late: $80.00

Test Preparation: Sample questions are available on the TOEFL Website.

Score Reporting:   Scores are available in our office after 3:00 pm on your test date. You may request for your scores to be sent to the Office of International Admissions at the time of registration. Scores from the Institutional TOEFL are valid only at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and cannot be used at other institutions.

A Passing score for the University of Arkansas is 550.

ID Requirement: For examinees testing within their country of citizenship (American students) any government-issued identification such as passport, driver's license, state ID, and military ID are all acceptable (one must contain a recent photo and signature). If you are not testing in your own country of citizenship, you MUST bring your passport in order to be tested.

Test Dates
Date Deadline Time Location
October 9, 2015 September 9, 2015 8:30 AM TEST 201
December 4, 2015 November 4, 2015 8:30 AM TEST 201
January 8, 2016 December 8, 2015 8:30 AM TEST 201
March 11, 2016 February 11, 2016 8:30 AM TEST 201
May 6, 2016 April 6, 2016 8:30 AM TEST 201
June 17, 2016 May 17, 2016 8:30 AM TEST 201
July 15, 2016 June, 15 2016 8:30 AM TEST 201
August 9, 2016 July 8, 2016 8:30 AM TEST 201

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