PTE Academic now accepted by 100% of New Zealand universities

International students can now use PTE Academic scores as proof of their English proficiency when enrolling at all universities in New Zealand. This gives them even greater choice and flexibility when applying to study in New Zealand as PTE Academic allows them to choose the timing of the test, and to receive their test results typically within five working days.

Further the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) also accepts PTE Academic as evidence of English language ability for international students applying to study at Private Training Establishments (PTEs) and Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs). A NZQA approved test result is a requirement for students from a range of countries including India, Nepal and the Philippines.

Outside New Zealand PTE Academic is recognised 100% of Australian universities and many top 100 ranked institutions including Harvard University, Dartmouth University, University of Melbourne, Australian National University and the University of Sydney. It is also recognised by the Australian Government for all visa applications and by an increasing number of professional bodies and employers.

For a full listing of institutions that accept PTE Academic visit:

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