Autonomous private high schools and special-purpose high schools such as foreign language high schools, science high schools, and international high schools require their students to take TEPS to improve and evaluate their English proficiency.
Many universities in Korea utilize TEPS scores in their student admissions process. Some universities require TEPS scores above a certain cut score from students who apply for early admission. Also, applicants to all pharmacy schools in Korea are required to submit their TEPS scores.
Universities such as Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University use TEPS scores in selecting transfer applicants. Some universities require their applicants to submit scores above a certain cut score.
Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Korea University, Pohang University of Science and Technology, KAIST, Ewha Womans University, and many other major universities use TEPS scores to select graduate school students. Futhermore, a total of 25 professional graduate schools nationwide, including law schools, graduate schools of medicine, graduate schools of dentistry, and graduate schools of oriental medicine, use TEPS scores in their student admission process. Some universities, such as Kyungpook National University and Chonnam National University do not accept scores from tests other than TEPS in their professional graduate student admissions process.
Many universities in Korea require students to take TEPS, TEPS–S&W, and SNULT in order to graduate. Others use these tests to aid in the selection of scholarship students.
Seoul National University, KAIST, Ewha Womans University, Chung-Ang University, Dongguk University, Kyunghee University, University of Seoul, and many other national and private universities in Korea use TEPS scores to select foreign students for their undergraduate and graduate programs.