Testing and Assessment Center
Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Student Center, First Floor, Room 104
- The last time to begin a test varies and is subject to staff discretion. Please contact the office before arriving.
- All tests must be finished ten minutes before closing time.
- Please note prices are subject to change. Check when you schedule an examination.
Should a student miss an exam in the classroom, the instructor may make the test available in the Testing and Assessment Center. Students must know the name of the instructor for whom the test is being given and present valid photo identification.
Prospective students take Accuplacer™ for placement purposes at OSU-OKC. Accuplacer™ is a comprehensive, computerized test system that determines appropriate placement in reading, writing and math courses.
Cost: Free first time for OSU-OKC applicants. Retakes, $5 per section.
Retakes: Up to three (3) times per semester. Student must wait one week between attempts.
Time: No time limit.
This is a college assessment for mathematics, English, reading, and science. National ACT scores are applicable at all colleges and universities. Participants must register at least a month in advance to pay the lower fee. For test dates and registration go to: http://www.actstudent.org
This test covers the same four subject areas as the ACT National exam, but scores will only be accepted at Oklahoma State University campuses. OSU-OKC only administers ACT Residual exams to students admitted to OSU-OKC.
Tests are administered by appointment only and need to be scheduled 4 weeks in advance. You can schedule an appointment by calling the Testing Center at 405-945-8648.
Cost: $65* Advance payment Required. OSU-OKC Testing Center Rescheduling Policy applies.
Retakes: Once every 60 days. (Exception: high school students may only take the exam one time from November 1 to October 21)
CLEP - College-Level Examination Program
CLEP is a national test used to obtain college credit for the equivalent course. A list of tests and study resources can be picked up in the Testing Center. The official 2012 CLEP Study Guide is available at the OSU-OKC Library in the reference section. CLEP tests must be scheduled.
Cost: $89 paid on the CLEP website and $15 Administration fee paid to the OSU OKC Business Office.
Time: 90 minutes for all tests except the College Composition test which is 120 minutes.
Click here for OSU-OKC course listing.
National website: http://www.collegeboard.com/clep
GED - General Educational Development
The new GED program was launched on January 2, 2014; the GED test was overhauled to better prepare adults without a high school diploma for higher education and the workforce. The comprehensive, start-to-finish 2014 program uses technology to help students prepare for, pass, and progress beyond the GED test to find better jobs with better wages. The 2014 GED test is the only high school equivalency program fully aligned to state college and career readiness standards. The 2014 GED test series has four test modules.
Some of the new features exam candidates can use on the new GED.com website include:
- A one-stop resource for registration, preparation, and more.
- Tools to develop personalized study plans and find study materials or in-person classes.
- A skills assessment to help test-takers match skills with possible careers, and focus on career plans to get to better jobs with better wages.
- Access to information and resources to help test-takers apply for college or training programs and fill out financial aid forms.
- An official practice test that shows test-takers their strengths and where they need to improve, including specific pages to study in their training materials at home and online.
Cost: $34 per subject exam
Online Registration: www.GED.com
HESI A2 Entrance Exam:
The HESI A2 Entrance Exam is the pre-admission exam for all applicants of the OSU-OKC nurse science degree program. An appointment to take the exam is required. Contact the Testing and Assessment Center at (405) 945-8648 for scheduling information.
For more information and access to study materials and practice exams visit: https://evolve.elsevier.com/studentlife/hesi.html
If you already have a HESI or Evolve.elsevier account, please make sure your account information matches your ID. To update your account log into https://evolve.elsevier.com/cs/ If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one when you come in to test.
If you have already taken the HESI and want study helps for your areas of weakness visit: https://evolve.elsevier.com/studentlife/pdf/HowToAccessRemediation.pdf.
Nursing Application Deadline: For information about program application deadlines contact the Health Sciences Advisor at (405) 945-3313.
Cost: $65 Advanced Payment Required. OSU-OKC Testing Center Rescheduling Policy applies.
Total Test Time: 2 hrs., 15 min.
Test Dates: Test Dates for 2020 can be found here. Seating is limited, so reserve your seat early. Proof of payment is required before booking.
ATI TEAS – Test of Essential Academic Skills
ATI TEAS is the pre-admission exam for all applicants of the OSU-OKC diagnostic imaging degree programs. An appointment to take the exam is required. Contact the Testing and Assessment Center at (405) 945-8648 for scheduling information. For more information visit http://atiteas.info/. For test information click here.
Study materials and practice exams are available for purchase from ATI Testing, http://www.atitesting.com/ati_store/TEAS-Products.aspx.
If you already have a TEAS or ATI Testing account, please make sure your account information matches your ID. To update your account log into https://atitesting.com/ If you don’t have an account, we will help you create one when you come in to test.
Cardiovascular Application Deadline: Contact the cardiovascular department at 405-945-3212.
Cost: $85 Advanced Payment Required. OSU-OKC Testing Center Rescheduling Policy applies.
Total Test Time: 3 hours and 29 minutes
Test Dates: Test Dates for 2020 can be found here. Seating is limited so reserve your seat early. Proof of payment is required before booking.
Fee-based proctor service is available to examinees attending other universities. A proctor agreement form is required; examinees must provide postage if test results are to be returned by mail.
Proctored tests must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance; please call 405-945-8648 to schedule your exam. We recommend you call ahead to verify your exam has been received.
Cost: $15 per test for exams scheduled to last up to 2 hours. Additional time must be approved by the Director.
Proctor service may be arranged for organizations requiring testing. Call 405-945-8648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information and pricing.
Testing Center Rescheduling/Refund Policy
Registrants are allowed a 1-time rescheduling option. After the first reschedule, registrants must pay a $10.00 rescheduling fee. Registrants who do not complete a scheduled exam within a 6-month period from the original date of scheduling forfeit the exam payment and must pay in full to reschedule. In the event the OSU-OKC Testing Center must cancel an exam, the cancellation will not count as the 1-time rescheduling option.
Refunds must be requested in person and a current photo ID is required. To be eligible for a full refund a request must be made within 2 months (60 days) of the original receipt date.
It is the mission of the OSU-OKC Testing and Assessment Center to provide high quality testing and instructional assessment services which adheres to the National College Testing Association’s Professional Standards and Guidelines and to governmental regulations that promote responsible fiscal, legal, ethical and equitable practices within an environment of continuous quality improvement, of business innovation, and in technological advancement. The services provided for the student, faculty, staff, campus, community and business partners will be consistently rendered with an attitude of service that demonstrates value in human relationships, in personal excellence, in human dignity, in diversity, and in commitment to lifelong learning.