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USA accepts IELTS

More than 3,400 American Institutions trust IELTS as proof of the English language proficiency abilities of non-native speakers who wish to study or work in the USA. See below for a list of available services and resources for educational institutions and organizations in the USA that accept IELTS.

US Recognition List - March 2021 (XLS, 577KB)

Find information about how to register to accept IELTS, submit an update to your institution’s IELTS score requirement, or submit an update to your personal contact details. Also sign up for the free Online Results Verification and Electronic Score Download Services.
Contact our US Higher Education team (PDF, 28 KB)
, if you need to speak with a local representative.
Learn more about the recognition portal

New IELTS USA Best Practices Award

Have you had success implementing collaborative recruitment and retention initiatives aimed at helping international students thrive on your campus? 
IELTS USA Best Practices Award
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Conferences and events

Meet IELTS USA staff at upcoming trade association conferences and events.
Find us on the road
IELTS USA online webinars

Online webinars

IELTS USA offers free online webinars to give US stakeholders the opportunity to access IELTS information and presentations remotely.
Sign up for a webinar
Stakeholders relations

Stakeholder relations complimentary resources

Download the following brochures and resources for US educational institutions and organizations:

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Higher Education Advisory Council

We are pleased to announce the new IELTS USA Higher Education Advisory Council, which will serve as an external review panel for IELTS USA, specifically related to policies, procedures, and activities associated with international higher education.
Meet our advisors
IELTS USA Stakeholder E-Newsletter

IELTS USA Stakeholder Newsletter

US educational institutions and organizations that accept IELTS can stay current on IELTS news and updates with the IELTS USA Stakeholder E-Newsletter.
Sign up for the US e-newsletter