Most U.S. universities require SAT and TOEFL exams. Please check first on each university’s website.
- SAT I & SAT II tests from College Board
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is offered on average six times a year outside of the United States. Not all the following testing centers offer it on all dates: the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg, University of Witwatersrand, the African Leadership Academy in Honeydew, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Henley-on-Klip, the African Union International School in Midrand, and Bohmer Secondary School in BloemfonteinTo learn about costs, how to book, test dates and procedures, you need to register.
- ACT from ACT Inc
English Language Ability
- TOEFL from the Educational Testing Service
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is offered on average three times a month at Prometric in Parktown, Johannesburg and in Cape Town. To learn about costs, payment methods, test dates and procedures, and for useful test preparation info, please visit their web site.
Graduate Admission (Masters and Doctorate/PhD programs including M.B.A.): Please check the university’s website to confirm which exams are required. The TOEFL exam is also often required (please see above).
- GRE from the Educational Testing Service
The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) for post-graduate studies is offered multiple times a month at Prometric in Parktown, Johannesburg. To learn about cost, test dates and procedures, for useful test preparation info, and to register for the exams, please visit their web site.
- GMAT from the Graduate Management Admission Council
The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) for Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) programs is offered multiple times a month at Pearson Professional Centres in Sandton, Johannesburg and the International Testing Center in Pretoria. It costs $250.00. To learn about test dates and procedures, you need to register.