Standardized Tests


Registration Information


ACT National

ACT National

Dates updated yearly at

ACT Residual

In person at CFAA - Testing Services; must pay fee at time of registration.

Call 423.439.6708 to schedule.


Get Started with CLEP

Reserve a Seat (note: you must purchase your exam from CLEP first)


Testing sessions typically available Monday-Friday; must be registered to take a CLEP exam before scheduling a testing time with us.

COMPASS Call University Advisement Center at 423.439.5244 Testing by permit only; call 423.439.670 for availability.
GRE General 1.800.473.2255 or GRE By appointment via GRE
GRE Subject

GRE Subject 

See GRE Subject for dates.
LSAT Go to LSAC for dates.
Praxis I PPST Series (computer and paper based exams) Praxis 1 PPST  Check with PRAXIS for availability.

Praxis II Licensure Series (computer and paper based exams)

Praxis II 

Check with PRAXIS for availability.
Praxis ParaPro (computer and paper based exams) ParaPro Check with PRAXIS for availability.
Praxis School Leadership Series (computer and paper based exams) School Leadership Series Check with PRAXIS for availability.
SAT SAT See SAT for upcoming dates.
Senior Exit Exam (CCTST) Must Schedule appointment.
Call 423.439.6708 to schedule.
TOEFL 1.800.468.6335 or TOEFL See TOEFL for dates.


ACT National

The ACT National exam which accesses students' college readiness is accepted at ETSU for admissions. Testing Services coordinates the administration of this exam on all of the national test dates.

ACT Residual

The ACT Residual exam is offered to individuals who have applied for admission to ETSU and cannot take the ACT National on a regularly scheduled date.  Certain restrictions may apply.  To take the exam you must come to the Testing Services office, complete the registration form, and pay a $50.00 nonrefundable fee.  You may contact Testing Services for more information at 423.439.6708 or send an email to .


The COMPASS exam is administered by Testing Services to access students' Learning Support competencies. More information on Learning Support competencies is found at If you need to take the COMPASS exam, the Undergraduate Advisement Office is located on the 2nd floor of  D.P. Culp University Center to receive a permit to test.  For more information, call 423.439.5244.

A $20 non-refundable fee is charged for the COMPASS.

COMPASS study guides


The Law School Admission Test is a standardized exam administered nationally and used in the admissions process for law school candidates. General information and registration information is found on the LSAT website

Proctored exams

Testing Services administers tests for other universities for a fee. Tests may be paper-pencil based or online.  For more information contact Testing Services via email   or call 423.439.6708.


Testing Services administers all of the Praxis series exams.

For registration and cost information, go to


Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) exam is another exam used nationally and accepted at ETSU for college admission. ETSU administers the SAT Reasoning and Subject exam three times a year. Registration and information is found at

Senior Exit Exam (CCTST)

As a requirement for graduation, all first-time baccalaureate degree students must take the senior exit exam.  ETSU administers the California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST).

The CCTST takes about one hour to complete.  Bring your ETSU Student ID card or driver's license as proof of identity.

Under certain circumstances, you may be exempt from the senior exit exam. Contact Assessment and Teaching at 423.439.7484.

TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language

The TOEFL test is required of international students seeking admission, whose native language is not English.  For information, go to the TOEFL website -

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