MiraCosta College English Language Institute will be offering the Institutional TOEFL test (paper-based) three times per year (May, July, November) for those who are interested in applying to MiraCosta College credit classes. Scores from this test may only be used for application to MiraCosta College. If you are interested in signing up for the test, please come to the Community Services Department on the Oceanside Campus, Building 1000 or call 760-757-2121 EXT 6590. You must sign up 30 days prior to the test dates. The non-refundable fee of $30 is payable in cash, check or credit card (Visa or Master Card). Spaces are limited for each test. Remaining spaces are given on a "first come, first served" walk-in basis and payment is required when you sign up.
Students must arrive 15 minutes prior to test start time. Only students taking the test are allowed in the room. There are no breaks during the test. Cell phones, pagers, and translators are not allowed in the testing room.
Unofficial test scores are usually available one day after the test date. Official test scores are usually available 10-14 days after the test date.
*ELI students must take Institutional TOEFL and pass with a score of above 450 and pass a writing sample before they can take the MiraCosta College Placement Test.
*ELI students must have 4 teacher recommendations in order to take the Institutional TOEFL.