Test basics

A better English test for IEPs and university admissions.

iTEP Academic is the flagship iTEP exam, and the first realization of our vision of an English assessment tool that is convenient and effective for everyone involved.

Hundreds of colleges and universities throughout North America and the world use iTEP Academic in their intensive English programs (IEPs) and admissions offices to evaluate the English ability of students or prospective students. Our primary goal is to help higher education administrators do their jobs smoothly and with confidence.

The basics

No time wasted. There are two versions of iTEP Academic. iTEP Academic-Core assesses grammar, listening, and reading skills within 60 minutes. Scores are available instantly. iTEP Academic-Plus assesses grammar, listening, reading, writing, and speaking within 90 minutes. Scores are available within 5 business days. Both versions are Internet-based, however a paper version of iTEP Academic-Core is available upon request.

Who needs test days? iTEP Academic is administered on-site by colleges and universities or at hundreds of Certified iTEP Test Centers in dozens of countries. It can always be scheduled on-demand. Test-takers must contact a local test center to schedule a test.

Fits your need. iTEP Academic is used by colleges and universities for admissions, placement, progress evaluation, teacher assessment, guiding curriculum development, scholarship eligibility, and more. Institutions love iTEP Academic because of its detailed scoring, reliable security features, and the ability to log in and access speaking and writing samples the test-takers they are evaluating generated during the test. They also appreciate iTEP’s lower price compared with other major English tests.