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TOEFL iBT

The TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet-Based) test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. It evaluates how well you combine your reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills to perform academic tasks. This test is recommended for individuals planning to study at a higher education institution in English-speaking countries.

https://www.ets.org/toefl


TOEFL ITP

The TOEFL ITP (TOEFL Institutional Testing Program) assess test takers’ English proficiency level in three different skills — reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and structure and written expression. The TOEFL ITP in Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar, as well as TOEFL TPO (TOEFL Practice Online) are administered by IIE Southeast Asia.

https://www.ets.org/toefl_itp

https://www.iie.org/Why-IIE/Offices/Bangkok-Thai/English-Assessment


IELTS

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It is a pen and paper test with a face-to-face oral exam, which is different from TOEFL’s computer-based oral exam. Like the TOEFL, the IELTS covers the four basic language skills (listening, reading, speaking, and writing). In Thailand, the IELTS is administered by the British Council and IDP Education.

https://www.britishcouncil.or.th/en/exam/ielts

https://www.ielts.idp.co.th/index_th.aspx


CU-TEP

The Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency (CU-TEP) is measures English proficiency in listening, reading, and writing skills for academic purposes in both undergraduate and graduate studies.

http://www.atc.chula.ac.th/th_html/th_tep.html


GRE

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most Graduate Schools in the United States. The GRE aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of learning. The content of the GRE consists of certain specific algebra, geometry, arithmetic, and vocabulary. Almost all students pursing a graduate degree need to take this test.

https://www.ets.org/gre


GMAT

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer adaptive test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA.

https://www.mba.com/global/the-gmat-exam.aspx

Summary of Fulbright Thailand Programs and Tests

** Scores are not required at the time of application. However, the individuals who are selected as finalists will need to take these tests, using test vouchers provided by Fulbright Thailand.

U.S. Education Guide

Education USA Thailand

The Education USA at the U.S. Embassy Bangkok offers a unique opportunity to work with experienced advisers on opportunities to study in the U.S. Their advisers provide free, accurate and unbiased information regarding higher education opportunities, scholarships and application procedures.  Free in-person advising is available by appointment.

https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSAThailand/

https://educationusa.state.gov/centers/us-embassy-bangkok


U.S. News and World Report – Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Each year, the U.S. News and World reports releases their colleges and graduate program rankings, which are based on experts’ opinions about program excellence and on statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students.

https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools


Open Doors Report

The Open Doors is a comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities. It is supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State

https://www.iie.org/opendoors


Other resources:

https://www.studyusa.com/en

https://www.petersons.com/

https://www.usaeducationguides.com

http://studying-in-us.org/


PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

Thailand

U.S. Embassy, Bangkok

https://th.usembassy.gov/


U.S. Embassy, Bangkok – Education and Culture

https://th.usembassy.gov/education-culture/


U.S. Embassy, Bangkok – Visas

https://th.usembassy.gov/visas/


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand (MFA)

http://www.mfa.go.th/main/en


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand – Consular Services

http://www.mfa.go.th/main/en/services/4908


Ministry of Education of Thailand (MOE)

http://www.en.moe.go.th/enMoe2017/


Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC)

http://www.mua.go.th/


Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC)

http://www.obec.go.th/


Thailand Research Fund (TRF)

https://www.trf.or.th/eng/


National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office

http://www.sti.or.th


Institute of International Education, Southeast Asia (IIE Southeast Asia, Bangkok)

https://www.iie.org/en/Why-IIE/Offices/Bangkok


The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM)

http://www.amchamthailand.com


Thai Fulbright Association

http://thaifulbright.or.th/


United-States

U.S. Department of State

https://www.state.gov/


Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

https://eca.state.gov/


Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State – International Exchange Alumni

https://alumni.state.gov/


U.S. Department of Education

https://www.ed.gov/


Institute of International Education (IIE)

https://www.iie.org/


Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

https://www.cies.org/


World Learning

https://www.worldlearning.org/


International Research & Exchange Board (IREX)

https://www.irex.org/