Let PTE Academic take you to the USA

PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of academic programs in the USA. You can use your score to fast track your application for institutions like Yale University, NYU, Harvard University, Columbia University and more. Each month more and more institutions start accepting PTE Academic scores. Do not forget to check directly with each institution for their score requirements.

You can choose to take the test in one of our more than 80 test centers in 33 states across the USA or in any of our +250 test centers around the world. With PTE Academic you can be sure that wherever you take the test our automated scoring you will get the fairest score.

PTE Test Locations in USA

Our test centers are available in the following cities:

  • Austin
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Indianapolis
  • Jackson
  • New York
  • Orlando
  • San Antonio
  • San Francisco
  • Others

Find a test center near you.





Where can I go?

PTE Academic is accepted by a growing number of universities and colleges in the USA, along with nursing boards. View the full list for the USA and worldwide.


For full admission or application requirements please contact institutions directly.

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