Dixie State University Testing Center
This test is used for admission to post-secondary educational institutions. Register at www.actstudent.org
The ACT national test is held once per quarter. Test dates and registration deadlines can be found at
ACT Residual:An ACT or SAT score is required to be eligible for academic scholarships at DSU. The Testing Center offers the ACT Residual Exam by appointment only (photo ID required) and rents space to ACT for the national test that is held once per quarter.
ACT Residual Testing Information
- Cost - $100
The ACT Residual is offered by appointment only.
- Please contact Tamron Lee at 435-879-4692 if you are interested in scheduling an exam.
Important Information about the ACT Residual Exam:
- ACT Residual Scores are only valid at Dixie State University
- ACT Residual Scores do not meet NCAA Eligibility Requirements
- Testers must must wait 60 days to retake the ACT Residual.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit. This type of credit is given if proficiency is demonstrated on the CLEP exam. A student will receive ungraded course credit, which may fulfill general education requirements or provide elective credits, using the following procedures and guidelines:
· After a CLEP exam is taken, the exam score is assessed and ungraded credit is granted according to statewide and departmental agreements and DSU policy.
· This credit is posted to the student’s transcript when CLEP test results are submitted to the Registrar’s Office with a receipt from the Cashier’s Office for the posting fee.
· CLEP exam credit cannot be accepted if the student has ever received a grade in that course (including a 'W').
The minimum level of CLEP test proficiency and course(s)/credit are awarded as follows:
Letters following course numbers refer to general Education requirement fulfilled. Course numbers ending in “E” do NOT fulfill a General Education Global & Cultural Perspectives (GLOCUP) requirement.
Accuplacer Placement TestAccuplacer: View
Placement Test consisting of English, Math and Reading
Cost for the Accuplacer is $10.00 for each single section or $20.00 for all three when taken at one time.
COMPASS:Test consisting of English, Math, and Reading. Used by the DSU ESOL Department.
FAA:These test are used for nationally certifying airman at different competencies.
Call 800-947-4228 for registration. CATS Homepage http://www.catstest.com/html/applicants/faa/
FCC:FCC tests are taken to obtain various LICENSES for radio applications. The licenses are broken down into testing ELEMENTS. All the applicant needs to bring to the examination is positive ID (similar to FAA requirements). Please note that there may be more than one element to a license. Different combinations of written elements are required for each commercial license.
BYU FLATS: Foreign Language Achievement Testing ServiceThis test provides students the opportunity to receive up to 12 semester hours of university credit by examination (some restrictions apply).
Go to http://flats.byu.edu for registration.
Schedule testing time at DSU by contacting Shannon Pulley at 435-652-7667
GED®:See GED® page here: http://www.dixie.edu/testing/ged.php
Kaplan:For entrance into the DSU Nursing program. $20.00 Testing Fee
LSAT:This test is used for admission to Law School. The test consists of 5 objective tests of 35 minutes each and a writing sample of 30 minutes. The LSAT is a half-day standardized test required for admission to all 197 LSAC member schools. The Test consists of five 35-minute sections of multiple-choice questions. Four of the five sections contribute to the test taker's score. DSC is currently not giving the LSAT.
MAT (Miller Analogies Test):This test is used for admission to certain graduate programs. Often used in lieu of the GRE. The test consists of 120 objective analogies. Cost: $75.00 Go to http://psychcorp.pearsonassessments.com for more information.
MBTI:There are no right or wrong answers on this test. Your answers will help show how you make decisions and look at the world. Knowing your own preference and learning about other people's can help you understand where your special strengths are, what kind of work you might enjoy and be successful doing, and how people with different preferences can relate to each other and be valuable to society.
MELAB:This test evaluates English Proficiency of non-native speakers. Go to http://www.lsa.umich.edu/eli/testing/melab for more information.
Two checks required.
- One for $40.00 to English Language Institute
- One for $40.00 to Dixie State University
Two checks required.
- One for $20.00 to English Language Institute
- One for $20.00 to Dixie State University
NBDHT:The purpose of the test is to assist state boards in determining qualification of dental hygienists who seek licensure. $130.00 testing fee.
NET:The purpose of the entrance test is to provide an objective measurement of the following:
- Your science reading ability, comparing it against the level of mastery required for success in college.
- Basic mathematics, the math necessary for you to function in academic courses.
- Your effective speed in reading college level material.
- Your study approach and your most effective learning style.
- Assesses your grammar, capitalization, spelling skills, and your ability to organize your ideas in a written format.
- Your science vocabulary strength for biology, anatomy and physiology, cellular biology and chemistry.
The NET is designed to help you identify which of your academic skills must be sharpened before you begin your advance education.
PARAPRO:The Parapro Assessment was developed in response to the federal legislation known as No Child Left Behind, which was signed into law by President Bush in January 2002. The law mandates that beginning January 8, 2002, paraprofessionals be required to have one of the following:
- An Associate of Arts degree
- Two years of college
- A passing score on a test the measures reading writing, and mathematics and the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing, and mathematics.
- The choice of test or tests to satisfy the third option is left to the discretion of states and districts. Utah agrees by using this test for certification.
- http://www.ets.orgpraxis, or call 1-800-772-9476.
PCAT:This test is used for admission to pharmacy schools and measures general academic ability and scientific knowledge. The test consists of 5 objective parts of 35 minutes each.
Visit www.PCATweb.info.com for more information.
POST:The POST measures critical learning skills necessary to perform successfully in an entry level Police Officer Position. Available at the professional center by appointment only (usually noon to 2pm Tue. and Fri.). Appointments can be made at 435-652-7667. Cost: $50.00
PRAXIS I:Go to www.ets.org for registration information.
PRAXIS II:Go to www.ets.org for registration information.
PROMETRIC:Go to http://prometric.com
PSB HOAE:The PSB-Health Occupations Aptitude Examination is comprised of five tests and three subtests.
Go to http://psbtests.com for more information. Cost: $40.00
PSB RN:PSB-Nursing School Aptitude Examination (RN). Go to http://psbtests.com for more information. Cost: $40.00
SAT:This test is used for admission to post-secondary educational institutions. The test lasts four hours. It contains ten separately timed sections that may appear in different order.
Go to www.collegeboard.com for more information.