U of A Test Directory

Test Information Test Description
The ACT
Paper-Based
National Test
The ACT® is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college.
Residual Testing
for ACT

Paper-Based
Institutional Test
An on-campus or "residual" testing program is available to students who were unable to test on a national test date. ACT Residual Testing is strictly limited only to students who have enrolled, have been admitted, or have officially applied to your institution. Scores from Residual Testing are reported only to your institution for admission, course placement, and advising purposes.
Accuplacer
Computer-Based
ACCUPLACER uses the latest computer-adaptive technology and the questions you see are based on your skill level.
CLEP
Computer-Based
National Test
The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course.
Compass
Computer-Based
Institutional Test
ACT Compass is an untimed, computerized test that helps your college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. You will receive your Compass test results immediately upon completion of testing, and your score report will include placement information.
ELPT
Paper-Based
Institutional Test
The EPLT is an in-house-designed placement test and is designed to evaluate newly admitted graduate and undergraduate international students' ability to read and comprehend college level material.
GED
Computer-Based
National Test
GED Testing Service is a joint venture between Pearson and the American Council on Education (ACE) designed to provide the opportunity for adults to earn a high school equivalency credential. Learn more at ged.org.
GMAT
Computer-Based
National Test
The GMAT exam is a standardized assessment, delivered in English, which helps business schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management.
GRE
Computer-Based
National Test
The GRE measures examinees verbal, quantitative and analytical skills that you have developed over a long period of time in your education and work.
IELTS
Paper-Based
National Test
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication.
LSAT
Paper-Based
National Test
The LSAT provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.
MAT
Computer-Based
National Test
As a reasonably priced test administered in 60 minutes, the MAT represents an excellent option for candidates applying to any of the hundreds of graduate programs that accept MAT scores for admission.
MCAT
Computer-Based
National Test
The Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
MPRE
Computer-Based
National Test
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) is a two-hour, 60-question multiple-choice examination developed by NCBE that is administered three times per year. The purpose of the MPRE is to measure an examinee’s knowledge and understanding of established standards related to a lawyer’s professional conduct.
NCEES licensure
Computer-Based
National Test
The mission of NCEES is to advance licensure for engineers and surveyors in order to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
NOCTI
Computer-Based
National Test
NOCTI delivers solutions for increasing students’ technical competence and certifying new and incumbent workers in the private sector. NOCTI is a national leader in creating customized and standardized assessment solutions.
PAN
Computer-Based
National Test
The Performance Assessment Network (pan) is a web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys. Learn more at panpowered.com.
ParaPro Assessment
Computer-Based
National Test
The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction.
Praxis Series
Computer-Based
National Test
The Praxis Series® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.
Proctoring Service
Paper-based or
Computer-based
Testing Services provides a secure and standardized testing environment for local students taking classes or training through other colleges and instutions.
prov
Computer-Based
National Test
SLPT
Individual Speaking
Institutional Test
The SLPT is a test that measures speaking skills of international students applying for an assistantship during a 15-minute interaction.
TOEFL iBT
Internet-Based
National Test
The TOEFL iBT test 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.
TOEFL ITP
Paper-Based
Institutional Test
The TOEFL ITP is a two hour exam designed to assess proficiency level in three different skills — reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and structure and written expression. All questions are multiple choice and students answer questions by filling in a multiple choice answer sheet.