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Testing Services

Welcome to Testing Services 

Hours of Operation:

Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. However, appointments are only available between 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM. We are closed on weekends and any day the university campus is closed. As a rule, a minimum of 24 hours is required for scheduling of tests. However, during peak times (e.g. Midterms, Finals, Enrollment) availability may be limited and require additional notice. While every effort is made to accommodate testers, scheduling is always subject to staffing and capacity constraints. 


To register for an exam please print the Testing Registration and Payment Form.You may hand deliver this form to Testing Services in the CASE building or you may mail the form with a check or money order payable to NSU. If you mail your form you will be contacted by Testing Services to arrange an appointment time. 

Testers must have a current photo ID. Some exams require two forms of ID. If you do not have a photo ID you will not be allowed to test. 

Prohibited Items:

This list includes, but it not limited to, cell phones, purses, hats, watches, fitbits, glasses with built in electronics, or any other electronic devices. If the student arrives at the testing center possessing any of these items, they must store them in a locker provided by the test center. 


The Northeastern State University Office of Testing Services offers assistance in taking exams in a number of areas. 

  • Residual ACT - Measures academic readiness and is used for admission to NSU (undergraduate) 
  • Advanced Standing/Departmental Exams - Awards credit for knowledge or skill acquired outside of the classroom.
  • CLEP - College Level Examination Program offers the opportunity to earn college credit by exam.
  • Placement Exams - Freshman level placement exams in Math, Reading and English
  • Miller Analogy Test - High-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies (used for admission to graduate programs) 
  • Proficiency - Allows students to meet University computer and English proficiency
  • MCAT- The Medical College Admission Test, developed and administered by the AAMC, is a standardized, multiple-choice examination created to help medical school admissions offices assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
  • TOEFL iBT- The Test of English as a Foreign Language measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.

*Please note: All testing fees are NONREFUNDABLE*

**Testing fees increased July 1, 2016**