The Test of English as a Foreign Language is a test for students whose native language is not English and want to attend an English-speaking college or university. It is administered by the Educational Testing Service.
Test fees vary by country, ranging from $160 to $225. In the United States, fees are generally $170.
The official practice test for the TOEFL costs $44.95. The official TOEFL guide costs $29.95.
TOEFL classes can cost about $400 for 40 or more hours of instruction, with individual tutoring starting at about $100 an hour through companies like The Princeton Review.
The test fee includes the test itself, and five score reports -- one for the test taker and as many as four reports for colleges where the student is applying. Additional score reports can be sent to colleges for $17 each. All of the fees are administered by the Educational Testing Service.
Test prep classes include English lessons, study sessions and a simulation test.
Tutoring includes about 16 hours of individual instruction.
Other TOEFL fees include late registration ($35), and rescheduling ($60).
Many colleges and universities offer TOEFL prep courses at costs significantly reduced from for-profit services. Check with your local community college to see if courses are available.
Used TOEFL guides can be found on websites like Powell's Books .
Shopping for the toefl:
Be careful in selecting a time and place. Changing the date of the test costs $60.
The Educational Testing Service has a list of test centers and dates.
Online courses can offer test takers an opportunity to study in their own home, at their own pace, and often at a discount.
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