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ACT - American College Testing Program

  • Cost: Basic fees
    • $46.00 for the ACT without Writing
    • $62.50 for the ACT with 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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ESCO

  • CBT registration/Fees:
  • Select "Online Testing Registration" and then you will select "Distance Exam Proctoring". You should select and pay for a 2 hour appointment ($23). You will be instructed to fill out some basic demographic information and to send an email to an email address provided during registration. For Exam Institution, you would indicate ESCO.
  • The exam is generally two hours long. The ESCO exam fee is 35 dollars. You will pay the ESCO exam fee at the testing center.

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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 $112 with [bold]two[/bold] separate payments.
    • Service Fee of $23 is paid online and is non-refundable.
    • The Test Fee of $89 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).
  • 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).
  • Mississsippi State University Credit for CLEP Exams
  • 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

  • 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 GMAT 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 for GMAT

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GRE - Graduate Record Examination

  • 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.
  • Valid ID required -- must match name on registration.
  • Click here for a GRE printable FAQ about the test.

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LSAT - Law School Admissions Test

  • 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 LSAT printable FAQ about the test.

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MAT - Miller Analogies Test

  • $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 MAT printable FAQ about the test.

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MCAT - Medical College Admission Test

  • Cost:
    • Gold Zone: 29 days prior to exam date
      • Initial Registration: $315
      • Date and/or Test Center Reschedule Fee: $90
      • Cancellation Refund: $155
      • International Fee: $105
    • Silver Zone: 15 days prior to exam date
      • Initial Registration: $315
      • Date and/or Test Center Reschedule Fee: $150
      • No Cancellation Refund
      • International Fee: $105
    • Bronze Zone: 8 days prior to exam date
      • Initial Registration: $370
      • No Reschedule Option
      • No Cancellation Refund
      • International Fee: $105
  • Length of test: 7.5 hrs, including time for breaks and other test day activities
  • Computer based exam
  • Offered by appointment on fixed dates seen on the attached FAQ sheet
  • A valid photo ID with signature is required -- must match name on registration
  • Registration through the testing company is required.
  • Click here for a MCAT printable FAQ about the test.
  • Starting January 2018, CBT will only assist MCAT students with any information or assistance. No MCAT exams will be scheduled or conducted at CBT.

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MSU Distance

  • The Center for Distance Education should be the proctor for distance courses for MSU Distance courses. Contact Jane Maddox at 662.325.8382 or email jmaddox@distance.msstate.edu

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PRAXIS - Mississippi Testing Requirements

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Public Safety Testing

  • To pay sitting fee for MSU:
    • Step 1: You will register with us for distance testing (3 hrs).
      • Information for setting up appointment for a distance exam can be found at the following link: Distance Exam 2016 PDF
    • Step 2: send a form to testing@saffairs.msstate.edu. we will complete and mail to have the exam sent
    • Step 3: I will confirm a date from the two choices you send.
    • Step 4: They will send your test information to us to administer the exam.

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SAT - Scholastic Achievement Test

  • 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 
  • Length of test: 4 hours
  • Paper and pencil exam
  • Valid ID required – must match name on registration
  • Please 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

  • 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 TOEFL printable FAQ about the test.
  • Registration through the testing company is required.

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Distance Exam Proctoring

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