In the year 2006, Shomal University was fully accredited
by Educational Testing Service (ETS) to administer its
Since that year Shomal University has been the only
nongovernmental university in Iran authorized by ETS to
conduct this highly respected English language
proficiency test. The first TOEFL exam was conducted at
Shomal University in June, 2006.
Shomal University has two fully equipped computer labs
administered by trained staff. At first 50 seats were
made available for applicants of this much sought after
test - 25 seats in each lab. After a while management
decided to decrease the available seats to 25, so only
one lab was utilized. This condition remained until
2014. In 2014, based on projected demand, the available
seats were restored to the original 50.