Most U.S. universities require SAT and TOEFL exams. Please check first on each university’s website.
- SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Tests
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
The ACT is offered 5 times a year in South Africa. For information on registration, fees and test centers, please click the link above.
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 in South Africa. 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 in South Africa. To learn about cost, test dates and test centers, 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.