Australian Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

For admission in foreign universities, TOEFL scores are mandatory, and globally, in 150 countries around 11,000 universities accept TOEFL score.


TOEFL is available in two methods, TOEFL iBT and TOEFL PBT for them. There are a few universities where only TOEFL scores are accepted to prove a candidate’s English language proficiency. Through this article, we will know more about the universities that accept only TOEFL scores.

Australia endears people from across the globe with its magnificent golden beaches, stunning rainforests and wildlife. It is one of the world’s most highly urbanised nations and is the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, offering wide cultural diversity, a relaxed lifestyle and high-quality education.


There are 38 Australian universities featured in the recently-released QS World University Rankings 2022, with the University of Melbourne, UNSW, University of Sydney, University of Queensland and Australian National University ranking amongst the top 50 global universities. Australian universities are strong in research, excelling in areas such as STEM, business and medicine.

Australian Universities Accepting TOEFL Scores

The table below holds the TOEFL score requirements for the most preferred Australian universities:

Name of institution TOEFL scores
University of Melbourne 79 overall; 21 for writing, 18 for speaking, 13 for writing and listening
University of Sydney 96 overall; 27 for Writing, 24 for listening, reading, and 23 for speaking.
Monash University 94 overall; 24 in Writing and no section lower than 20
University of Queensland 87 overall; 21 in writing, 19 in reading, listening & speaking
Australian National University 80 – 100 overall
UNSW Sydney Direct entry: 90 overall with 23 in writing
The University of Adelaide 79 overall; Writing 21 Speaking 18 Reading and Listening 13
University of Technology, Sydney 102-109 overall, speaking 23-27, listening 23-27, reading 23-27, writing 24.
University of Western Australia 82 overall; minimum score of 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening section
RMIT University Overallscore79 (with a minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking, and 21 in Writing)
Curtin University 84 overall; reading, listening, speaking: 20, writing: 24
University of Wollongong 61 overall

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