Online Test Registration

Tests

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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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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CPA :: Certified Public Accountant

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CPCE :: Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam

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Distance Exam Proctoring

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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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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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Metro Institute

Testing "Step by Step"

Application and Testing Procedure:

  1. Apply with the Bureau of Plant Industry online at www.metrosignup.com
  2. Wait to receive your email from the Bureau of Plant Industry approving you to test.
  3. Visit www.metrosignup.com  exam or call: 877-533-2900.
  4. Payment of $55 per test (admin fee) may be Check, Visa, MC, AX, or PayPal.
  5. Mail checks to Metro Institute, 331 N First Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (Exams cannot be scheduled until payment is received)
  6. If you cannot make your exam appointment for any reason, you may reschedule at no charge within 24 hours notice.
  7. Don't forget: You must bring your Government issued valid photo ID to the testing site. You will not be allowed to test without your photo ID.
  8. All exams are closed book and proctored.

 For customer support call toll free 877-533-2900

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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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NCE :: National Counselor's Exam

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Praxis: Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core)

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PST :: 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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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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