To apply to any of our English programs you will need to show evidence of English language proficiency and in order to do that all of our universities will accept any of these tests. If scheduling and distance is not an issue, see below some criteria to consider when selecting which test to take.
Consider the TOEFL if you:
- Are comfortable with computers.
- Prefer talking to a computer.
- Can concentrate for long periods of time.
- Can type quickly.
- Prefer standard American English.
- Are good at answering multiple-choice questions.
- Find it easy to take notes from a recording.
- Listen and read to English sources that intended to inform rather than entertain.
More info on the TOEFL iBT here.
Consider the IELTS if you:
- Are comfortable having a detailed interview in-person.
- Have legible English handwriting.
- Can understand a variety of dialects of English.
- Prefer tests with many question types, including multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and flowcharts.
- Don’t like multiple choice questions.
- Find it difficult to concentrate for long periods of time.
- Feel most comfortable discussing non-academic topics in English.
- The English sources that you read/listen to/watch are usually made to entertain.
More info on the IELTS Academic here.
For more information on how to apply see the Steps to Apply section.