How can subscores be used?

Institutions can identify the skill profiles and subscores that reflect their admissions goals and practices. This also gives students more information on their strengths and weaknesses so they can better focus future language studies.

To better understand test taker skill profiles, the table below shows the most common subscores based on the overall score. [PDF]


This table shows the distribution of subscore values at every 10% (decile) of test takers for each overall score. [PDF]


More information about score interpretation is on our scores page.

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