Educational Testing Service® (ETS®) Examinations
Founded in 1947, ETS advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually - including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments - in more than 180 countries, at more than 9.000 locations worldwide, In addition to assessments, ETS conducts educational research, analysis and policy studies and develops a variety of customized services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education.
More than 2,800 employees work at ETS's offices throughout the United States and the world. Of these, more than 1,100 of our professional staff have training and expertise in education, psychology, statistics, psychometrics, computer sciences, sociology and the humanities. Six hundred have advanced degrees, and 250 hold doctorates.
Every test ETS produces must meet the exacting criteria of its Standards for Quality and Fairness. These standards reflect ETS's commitment to producing fair, valid and reliable tests that can stand up to the most intense scrutiny, either in the courtroom or in the court of public opinion.
The TOEIC® Listening and Reading test provides certification for those who want to prove their ability to use English in an everyday or professional basis.
TOEFL® has been designed to assess the language abilities of candidates applying for admission to colleges or universities abroad or in Greece.
The SAT® Reasoning Test™ (SAT®) and SAT® Subject Tests™ are primarily designed for candidates who will be applying for undergraduate admission to American universities. The SAT® is owned by the the College Board, a non-profit, private organization.
The GRE® is used to evaluate students for graduate programs, business schools and fellowships.