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The Academic Resource Center: College Testing Services

College Testing Services
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) houses the College Testing Service (CTS) responsible for the administration of placement and other standardized tests.
To ensure that no student is placed in a college course for which he or she may not be prepared, each semester CTS administers a battery of placement tests to entering freshmen and transfer students with fewer than 32 semester hours of college credit.
 
Placement Tests
Placement tests measure writing, reading and numerical skills and college algebra. Call the Office of Admissions at (314) 340-3300 for testing authorization. Testing is conducted every Wednesday during the academic year at 9 a.m. in Room HGA 013. All students are encouraged to register far enough in advance of the exam in order to guarantee a seat (at least two to three weeks). All registrations should be completed at least one week before the test date. Please arrive early on the day of the test to retain your test reservation. Students should call (314) 340-3650 to schedule and verify testing dates and times. 
 

The Placement Test is administered weekly at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays. Students should call (314) 340-3650 to schedule and verify testing dates and times. Students are REQUIRED to present a picture ID before taking ANY test.

PRAXIS Tests
PRAXIS tests are administered for the College of Education. For PRAXIS information see PRAXIS series (Professional Assessment for Beginning Teachers) bulletin available in the ARC or view PRAXIS official Web site at www.ets.org/praxis. PRAXIS II Test Preparation Courses are offered to prepare for the PRAXIS II exam. Contact the College of Education for more information.
 
Other Available Tests
ACT (American College Test)
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
Business Administration Senior Exam
C-BASE (College Basic Academic Subjects Examination)
 
Standardized Testing Schedule
C-BASE Testing Dates (College Basic Academic Subject Exam)
Applications are available in the ARC.

All students are encouraged to register far enough in advance of the exam in order to guarantee a seat (at least two to three weeks). All registrations should be completed at least one week before test date. Please arrive early on your test date to retain your test reservation.

For information concerning test schedules, please contact the Academic Resource Center at (314) 340-3650 or visit the ARC in the Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Administration Building, Room 013. Bulletins of information about fees, times, registration and applications are available in the ARC. 

 

 

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