Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

The College offers the institutional TOEFL (ITP) test as a way to determine English language proficiency specifically for non-native English speakers.  The TOEFL (ITP) test is given three times per year at the close of each semester.  Any student interested in taking the institutional TOEFL or wanting more information should visit the International Programs Office located at 108 Naylor Hall or telephone 256.549.8438.

Gadsden State is also a testing center for the iBT (Internet-Based TOEFL).  Additional  TOEFL (iBT) testing centers are located in Birmingham, AL; Tuscaloosa, AL; Decatur, AL; and Atlanta, GA.  Students must make an appointment to take the iBT by visiting the website www.ets.org/toefl.  Appointments for the iBT cannot be made through Gadsden State.

The "Admission of International Students" and "Alabama Language Institute" sections of this catalog provide additional information.