ACT :: American College Testing Program :: www.actstudent.org

  • Cost: Basic fees
    • $38.00 for the ACT (No Writing)
    • $54.50 for the ACT (Plus Writing)
    • (other charges may apply)
  • Length of test: 3.5 hrs.
  • Paper and pencil exam.
  • Given on Saturdays in October, December, February, April, and June.
  • Valid ID required -- must match name on registration.
  • Standby testing is allowed, but not guaranteed.
  • All paperwork must be filled out in advance.
  • Registration through the testing company is required.
  • Click here for more info on the ACT.

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ACT Residual

  • Cost: $60
  • Length of test: 3.5 hrs
  • Only for admission - Scores only reported to Mississippi State University - CANNOT be used for scholarships
  • You must wait a minimum of 60 days before retesting. If 60-day limit is violated, the retest scores will be cancelled by ACT and there will be no refund.
  • $60 Fee
  • Valid ID required - must match name on registration.
  • Approved calculators allowed (www.actstudent.org)

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CLEP :: College Level Examination Program

For more information, contact CLEP Services at 1-800-257-9558 or clep@collegeboard.org. For questions about the site registration fee contact us at (662) 325-6610.

Follow the steps below to register and pay for your CLEP exam:

  1. Proceed to the CLEP website to complete registration and pay the exam fee.
  2. Submit the $23 test center fee via the registration site.
  3. Print a Registration Ticket as proof of payment. The ticket will include a Ticket ID (used with iBT) and a Voucher ID (used with eCBT).
  4. The Registration Ticket MUST be presented during check-in at the test center.
  • The CLEP test fee is a total of $108 with two separate payments.
    • A Service Fee of $23 is paid online and is non-refundable.
    • The Test Fee of $85 is paid online to CLEP.
  • Tests are offered Monday at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm; Tuesday - Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. (with no tests starting after 2:30 p.m.).
  • Each CLEP test is 90 minutes long.
  • You can take each subject once every 180 days.
  • It takes approximately 2-3 weeks for your score to get to your institution.
  • You will get a printout of your scores the same day you take your test to know if you get credit or not for that class.
  • MSU does not accept all CLEP exams. It is your responsibility to check with Registrar's office to be sure the exam you want is acceptable (662-325-2022).
  • A valid driver's license, passport, or photo ID with signature is required - must match name on registration (student IDs are not acceptable for ID purposes).
  • Scratch paper and pencils are provided and no calculators are allowed.
  • Click here to purchase study guides for each area or for all 35 exams.
  • Click here for more info on CLEP and Military CLEP

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GMAT :: Graduate Management Admission Test :: www.mba.com

  • Cost: $250
  • Length of test: 4.5 hrs.
  • Computer based exam.
  • Offered by appointment.
  • All fees payable at time of registration.
  • Valid ID required -- must match name on registration.
  • Click here for a printable FAQ about the test.
  • What to Expect
  • Registration must be made by internet, phone, or mail.
    • Credit card or debit card required for internet or phone registration.
    • Phone registration is ONLY available at 1-800-717-GMAT.
    • Register Online

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GRE :: Graduate Record Examination :: www.gre.org

  • Cost: $205
  • Length of test: 4.5 hrs.
  • Computer based exam
  • Offered by appointment
  • All fees payable at time of registration -- no cash.
    • Credit card required for internet or phone registration.
    • Payment by money order or check -- must register in person at testing center.
  • Valid ID required -- must match name on registration.
  • Click here for a printable FAQ about the test.

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LSAT :: Law School Admissions Test :: www.lsac.org

  • Cost: $180
  • Length of test: 3.5 hrs.
  • Paper and pencil exam
  • Given on Saturday three times per year
  • Valid ID required -- must match name on registration.
  • Registration through the testing company is required.
  • Click here for a printable FAQ about the test.

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MAT :: Miller Analogies Test :: www.milleranalogies.com

  • $78 Fee
  • The MAT test is 60 minutes long.
  • It takes approximately 2-3 weeks for your score to get to your institution.
  • There are 3 different forms of the MAT and you can only take each form once in a 12 month period.
  • A valid driver's license, passport, or photo ID with signature is required - must match name on registration (student IDs are not acceptable for ID purposes).
  • Click here for a free study guide or for a printable FAQ about the test.

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MCAT :: Medical College Admission Test :: www.aamc.org

  • Cost: $235
  • Length of test: 5.5 hrs.
  • Computer based exam
  • Offered by appointment on fixed dates.
  • A valid photo ID is required -- must match name on registration.
  • Registration through the testing company is required.
  • Click here for a printable FAQ about the test.

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PRAXIS :: Mississippi Testing Requirements :: www.ets.org/praxis/ms?WT.ac=praxishome_states_121126

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SAT :: Scholastic Achievement Test :: www.sat.collegeboard.org

  • Cost $50 for SAT-late registration $77
    • $23 for Basic Registration Fee for SAT subject tests (per test date)
    • *$23 for language and listening tests (per test)
    • *$12 for all other subject area tests (per test)
    • Fee waivers are available online sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-fee-waivers
  • Length of test: 4 hours
  • Paper and pencil exam
  • Valid ID required – must match name on registration
  • Please visit http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-dates to check for the next available test date
  • All fees payable at time of registration. Registration through testing company is required.

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TOEFL :: Test of English as a Foreign Language :: www.toefl.org

  • Cost: $195
  • Length of test: 4 hrs.
  • Computer based exam
  • Offered by appointment on fixed dates.
  • Credit card or check required for registration.
  • Valid passport required -- must match name on registration.
  • Click here for a printable FAQ about the test.
  • Registration through the testing company is required.

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Distance Exam Proctoring

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