Take IELTS to prove you have the right English language skills to study in the USA. Over 3,000 higher education institutions and programs in the USA accept IELTS scores as proof of English language proficiency.
Major institutions all over the USA recognise that IELTS gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English.
- trusted by the USA’s top 25 universities
- accepted by all Ivy League colleges
- used by programs at the top 50 US universities with the most international students
Good IELTS scores help you to get into the university of your choice. Find out the IELTS score you need.
What USA universities are saying about IELTS
"I think IELTS is the best test because Kansas State University uses it!"
- Kansas State University, Miranda Asebedo
Before deciding to accept the IELTS as an alternative to TOEFL, I sat for the exam myself and can attest to the genuine rigor it represents.
- Columbia University, New York James F Minter
"We have been accepting IELTS since 2002 and feel it is a valid test of English language proficiency. We are particularly pleased with the speaking component."
- University of Minnesota, Dean Tsantir
"IELTS worldwide availability makes it an attractive option. We are pleased with the response from our international applicants."
- UCLA Director Graduate Admissions, Daniel J. Bennett