PTE Academic for study in the USA

Many institutions across the USA recognise PTE Academic as proof of English proficiency for study in the USA. With PTE Academic, results are typically available in five business days and you can send your score to as many institutions as you want.

Why study in the USA?

The United States offers one of the finest education systems to students studying internationally and its universities and colleges are respected globally. Earning a degree from a US university gives you the broad academic experience necessary to compete in the global economy. With institutions to choose from all across the USA with PTE Academic, you could be on your way to securing a place to study in the USA. American campus life is known for its vibrancy, team sports and extra curricular activity, you will have lots to do and explore.

The USA is very diverse, in its culture and geography and is a popular destination for international students wishing to experience American culture and the opportunity to visit some world-famous attractions whilst you are studying. From New York City to the beaches of California on the west coast, the White House in Washington D.C and road trips through the Rocky Mountains in the south, you can experience the USA with PTE Academic.


Results are typically available within five business days.


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Who accepts PTE Academic

PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities worldwide, including prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Yale. PTE Academic is also accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments.

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