Most U.S. colleges and universities will require international undergraduate and graduate
students to demonstrate
their knowledge and English language proficiency as part of the admissions process through
standardized tests. These
tests are valuable as a common measure of the skills and abilities of people from different
Your scores on these tests will play a role in determining whether or not you are admitted to
your schools of
choice, so learn as much as you can about them before you have to take them.