TOEFL and Exams

The Institutional TOEFL, also known as the PBT, will be given only one time during the fall and spring semesters. No official score report will be given, and scores may only be used at the University of Miami. This is generally the only exam which students with undergraduate conditional admission may take to fulfill their English requirement. Students should refer to the Academic Calendar in the Student Handbook for the exact date for each semester. Registration for the exam will be the week before the exam. Students with conditional admission to the University of Miami will be permitted to register for the exam first, and others will be permitted to register as space allows.

  • For questions about undergraduate TOEFL requirements at UM, please visit the Office of Admission . Undergraduate applicants should note the following:
    - TOEFL deadline for consideration for the fall semester: January 1
    - TOEFLdeadline for consideration for the spring semester: November 1
    - IEP students are expected to pass their current IEP classes regardless of their TOEFL score. The
    University of Miami may rescind final admission from any student who does not pass his/her current IEP
    classes. IEP grades will appear on the student's official undergraduate transcript.
  • For questions about graduate TOEFL requirements at UM, please contact the appropriate graduate program.
Students who must take the International TOEFL (iBT), either for graduate admission at UM, or for other purposes, may register for the exam online at . The exam is typically given a few times each month at various testing locations in South Florida. Students who take the iBT must request that official score reports be sent from ETS to the colleges or universities of their choice. The University of Miami TOEFL code number is 5815 .
Students who fulfill their English requirement and/or gain admission to UM during the semester are still required to complete all their IEP classes. They will receive a grade in each of their classes, regardless of their TOEFL score or admission status. For questions about graduate TOEFL requirements at UM, please contact the appropriate graduate program.

The IELTS is also given locally. Please visit for more information. Other entrance exams, such as the LSAT , the GRE and GMAT are also given regularly in South Florida. To register for these exams, please visit .