ESL Requirements for International Students

ABTU offers potential international students a 3 month, 100% online English proficiency training.

This training is designed to prepare you to meet the TOEFL test requirements, which are required for admission to the University.

The training course is 3 months long. Students meet online once per week to engage in a live and interactive learning session.


This instruction is live audio and video, broadcasted from the United States. The live session is offered on Saturday mornings at 10:00 am Central Time (Chicago).

Cost: US $299.00 Payable by credit card, Western Union, Money Gram or PayPal.

Are you ready to get started?

To enroll in this class, you must take a short assessment quiz to help us discover your current knowledge of the English language.

Step 1: Complete 20 minute TOEFL Assessment Quiz

– Navigate to
– Click Answer these questions, and complete all the questions
– Once questions are completed, list as the teacher’s email and select send

*You will need to score at least a “Course 2” as a result to qualify for the TOEFL preparation course.  Your score will be immediately available.  We will accept 2 attempts within 10 days.  After that you will be asked to seek more individualized one on one English training before trying again.

Step 2: Enroll in CIS-105 TOEFL Preparation Course

Once you have completed your placement test and achieved at least a score of “Course 2”, please complete the TOEFL Preparation Course request form to notify the University that you are interested in taking the TOEFL Preparation course, CIS-105.

Students who enroll in this course will be provided with instructor guided access to the TOEFL® Online Prep Course. The TOEFL® Online Prep Course provides students with opportunities to apply listening, reading, writing, and speaking English as a Second Language skills along a personalized learning path. It is designed in the format of questions and content students will face on the TOEFL® exam. This course gives students the opportunity to prepare for the TOEFL® exam.

Step 3: Provide payment for CIS-105 TOEFL Preparation Course

Course Cost: $299 (This is credited towards your total degree cost when you enroll for a degree)

Duration: 12 weeks

To pay by credit card: Click here to submit payment for ABTU TOEFL prep course

You can also make a payment by Paypal by sending payment to:

To pay a payment by Western Union or Money Gram, please use the information below:

American Business and Technology University
Rick Potter, Accounts Receivable
1018 W. St. Maartens Drive.
St. Joseph, MO 64506 USA
Phone: 816-279-7000

Luanne Haggard

ABT University ESL Preparation courses are prepared by qualified ESL instructors that use certified ESL preparation material. The course is designed to help successfully obtain the knowledge required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

For contact with the admissions department, please email:
or by Skype at ABTU_UNIV

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