The Educational Testing Service (ETS) does not mention any specific educational or age related eligibility criteria to appear for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). In fact, TOEFL can be taken by any candidate who wants to study outside his/her native country (where English is not the native language) and has to demonstrate his/ her proficiency/ fluency in English.
Get to know here about TOEFL eligibility criteria.
Simply put, the TOEFL score can reflect your English proficiency. The following kind of people take the TOEFL test:
Some institutions and universities in the US provide admission to international applicants without Test of English Foreign Language score on the basis of certain conditions:
Students should contact the institutions directly for admission without TOEFL scores, as the exemptions above do not apply at all institutions/ universities. Please note that for all the above mentioned cases, you may need to submit proof to be eligible for a TOEFL exemption.