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Tests Not Offered By APSU

The following tests are not administered at APSU.  For your convenience, we have provided links to information and/or registration websites for each. 

COMPASS

The COMPASS assessment has been discontinued by the provider as of November 30, 2016.  If you took the test at Austin Peay and would like to request a copy of your scores please go to Request Placement Score Report.

 

General Education Development Test (GED)

The GED Tests are designed to measure skills and concepts generally associated with four years of regular high school instruction. The GED Tests measure an individual’s knowledge in science, math, social studies, reading, and writing, including an essay that assesses the ability to write and communicate effectively. General information about the GED Tests can be located on the Tennessee Adult Education website.

The GED is administered locally at the CMCSS Greenwood Complex on Greenwood Avenue.  For further information on taking the GED or GED practice tests, you may contact the Greenwood Complex at (931) 542-5040.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

APSU no longer maintains records for individuals who took the GED at APSU. To request duplicate transcripts or diplomas, please visit the “Request Records” link on the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development website. 

Additional Information

For information about preparation courses administered in Montgomery County, TN, please call (931) 542-5040.

 

HiSet

The HiSET test is designed to determine a candidate's attainment of academic knowledge and skills equivalent to those of a high school graduate.  Information from the HiSET program also will help identify areas in which candidates are career-and college-ready, as well as areas in which additional preparation may be needed (University of Iowa ITP).  General information about the HiSET can be found at hiset.org.

Beginning late September 2014, the HiSET will administered locally at Workforce Essentials, Inc. through the Tennessee Career Center.  For more information, please call (931) 905-3539.

 

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

The GMAT® exam is a standardized assessment that helps business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. General information about the GMAT® can be located on the GMAT website.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

For more information or to request duplicate transcripts or diplomas, please visit “Sending Your Scores to Schools” on the GMAT website.

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please visit "Preparing for the GMAT" website. Preparation for the GMAT is also available through the APSU Academic Support Center.  For more information, visit the Academic Support website.

 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

General Test

The GRE General Test measures skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are not necessarily related to any particular field of study. The test is composed of Verbal Reasoning (V), Quantitative Reasoning (Q), and Analytical Writing (AW) sections. The General Test is offered as a computer-based test in the United States. General information about the GRE can be located on the GRE website.

Subject Test

The GRE Subject Tests are paper-based tests in eight subject areas including Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Literature in English, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology. Subject Tests measure achievement in specific subject areas and assume undergraduate majors or extensive background in those disciplines. General information about the GRE can be located on the GRE website.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

According to GRE Board policy, scores are reportable for 5 years following testing.  Score reports are sent to the examinee and to the examinee-designated recipients 10 to 15 days after testing. Examinees can view their scores online approximately 15 days after testing. Examinees who take the computer-based GRE can view unofficial Verbal and Quantitative scores immediately following the test; however, because of the essay scoring process, examinees will not be able to view the Analytical Writing score.  Examinees who take the paper-based GRE cannot view unofficial scores on the test day. Paper-based score reports will be sent to the examinee and to the examinee-designated recipients within 6 weeks after testing. For more information, please visit “Getting your Scores” on the GRE website.  Additional Score Reports must be requested from ETS. For details please visit the “Additional Score Reports” section on the GRE website.

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please visit “Prepare for the Test” on the GRE website.  Workshops are also available on campus.  For more information regarding GRE preparation workshops, see the Academic Support center website.

 

Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

The LSAT is a half-day, standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants. General information about the LSAT can be located on the LASC website.

For information regarding test preparation, please visit "Preparing for the LSAT" on the LSAT website.

 

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Verbal Reasoning, Physical Sciences, Writing Sample, and Biological Sciences. Medical colleges consider MCAT exam scores as part of their admission process. General information about the MCAT can be located on the MCAT website.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

Examinee scores should be released 30 to 35 days after testing. To access your scores, please visit "Get Your Test Scores".

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please visit "Prepare for the MCAT Exam" on the MCAT website.

 

PRAXIS

The Praxis Series™ assessments provide educational tests and other services that states use as part of their teacher licensure and certification process. The Praxis I® tests measure basic academic skills, and the Praxis II® tests measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.  Please note:  APSU no longer administers PRAXIS exams. To schedule a PRAXIS exam, please contact the Prometric Testing Center at (931) 647-2003.  

Refer to the Information Bulletin for more information.  All questions regarding exam results and transcripts should be directed to ETS.

 

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

The Scholastic Aptitude Test® (SAT) is a globally recognized college admission test that lets examinees show colleges what they know and how well they can apply that knowledge. It tests an examinee's knowledge of reading, writing and math. Most students who chose to take the SAT do so during their junior or senior year of high school, and almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admission decisions. General information about the SAT can be located on the CollegeBoard SAT website. Please Note: APSU accepts current SAT scores; however, APSU does not require the SAT for admission. Current ACT or COMPASS/Accuplacer scores (as applicable) can also be used to meet admission requirements for assessment.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

Official score reports are sent to the examinee's designated institution according to the delivery dates posted on the SAT website. To request additional score reports, please visit “Getting Your Scores” on the CollegeBoard SAT website.

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please visit “SAT Practice” on the CollegeBoard SAT website.

 

Senior Exit Exam

The Senior Exit Exam is a requirement for all seniors graduating with their first Bachelor's degree in any major. The exam must be taken before graduation.  To register for the exam, visit the Decision Support and Institutional Research website.

 

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

TABE assesses basic reading, mathematics, and language skills. General information about the TABE tests administered at Hopkinsville Community College can be located on the Hopkinsville Community College Adult Education website. The TABE is also offered at the Tennessee Career Center located in the Veterans Plaza on Pageant Lane.  For more information regarding taking the TABE at the Career Center, please call (931) 648-5530.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

For information regarding test results, please contact the location where you took the exam.

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please contact the Hopkinsville Community College Adult Education office at (270) 707-3925.

 

TN eCampus Exams (formerly RODP/ROCC)

Information concerning TN eCampus (formerly RODP/ROCC) proctored exams is available from Distance Education.  Contact them at online@apsu.edu for available dates and registration.  Proctoring is by appointment only and is not available on weekends or holidays.  Registration is required.

List of TN eCampus Proctoring Sites

 

 

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test measures the ability of nonnative English speakers to communicate in English in an academic setting. It measures how well students can read, listen, speak and write in English in the college or university classroom. General information about the TOEFL can be located on the ETS TOEFL website.

Please visit “Register for the TOEFL Test” on the ETS TOEFL website for more information regarding testing locations and the registration process.

Results / Score Reports / Transcripts

Official score reports are sent to the examinee and the examinee's designated institution. For more information or to order additional score reports, please visit “TOEFL Test Scores” on the ETS TOEFL website.

Additional Information

For information regarding test preparation, please visit "Prepare for the TOEFL Test" on the ETS TOEFL website.