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Exam Info - Placement/Course Credit Exams

Description

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a national program of credit-by-examination that offers students the opportunity to earn college credit for achievement acquired through previous study, personal experience, adult learning, and other sources. A list of the available exams is at the CLEP website

CLEP credits are available at no charge to students who successfully complete coursework at the Modern States program. No fee is charged for this program to the student. The Modern States program will provide a student with voucher to pay for the CLEP exam and will reimburse for the proctoring fee of the testing center.



Eligibility

It is important that students check with their academic advisors on the types of courses and number of credits that can be applied towards their program of study PRIOR to making an appointment and completing the CLEP exam. Only students who have fewer than 90 semester hours of college credit are eligible to take CLEP exams. In the majority of cases, the University of Missouri only accepts subject exams; general exams are usually NOT accepted. Mizzou students should check the University of Missouri-Columbia's policies. Students can retake the same CLEP test after 6 months.

Registration

Prior to registration at MU you must register at the CLEP My Account registration page. Please bring your printed admission ticket with the voucher number on test day. To schedule a CLEP at Mizzou click on our registration link.

Fees

The sitting fee is $66.50. There is also a fee that must be paid in advance to the College Board of $89. Fees are subject to change.

Day of Test

Two forms of photo I.D. are required on the day of the test. One form of ID must be government issued and include a photograph and signature.

Scores

An unofficial score report will be provided to you at the conclusion of the test. Official results will be sent to the designated institution at a later date by the College Board.

More Info

Additional information is viewable at clep.collegeboard.org

Description

The DSST (formly DANTES Subject Standardized Tests) exam program provides undergraduate college credit for a number of subjects.

Eligibility

Check with your institution to verify if DSST tests are accepted.

Registration

Registration is through Testing Service's registration site.

Fees

The current fee is $66.50. There is also a $100 fee that must be paid to the DSST program at the test center, payable by credit or debit card. The $100 fee is covered for eligible military service members.

Day of Test

Valid photo identification must be presented to the test administrator. DANTES funded candidates must provide a valid Common Access Card. Before the test begins you will create an account with the DSST program if you have not done already.

Scores

Exam results will be available at the end of the exam, with the exception of the Public Speaking exam. You may also view your scores online at your DSST account.

More Info

For more information, please visit getcollegecredit.com. Military members may also contact your Base Education Office.

Description

Students can take the Proctored ALEKS Exam in order to receive course credit for College Algebra (Math 1100). In particular, students who wish to place directly into Math 1300 (without a College Algebra exemption or prior course credit) are required to pass the Proctored ALEKS Exam. The exam lasts two hours and is composed of approximately 35 questions.

Eligibility

Please check with your advisor before taking the proctored ALEKS. The proctored ALEKS is only for Mizzou students seeking credit for College Algebra. See the Mathematics Department's placement website for more information. The proctored ALEKS is only for students with fewer than 90 hours of college credit. You must have no official record of previous enrollment in the course(s) in which credit is to be received to take this exam.

Registration

Advanced registration is required. Click here to register.

Fees

Fee vary depending upon the examination.

Day of Test

A valid MU photo I.D. is required on the day of the test.

Scores

A score report will be provided a the end of the test. Official results will be posted to the student's MyZou account about 1-2 days after the exam.

More Info

For more information, please visit the Mizzou math placement website.

Description

The Missouri College English Test (MCET) is an Mizzou specific paper-and-pencil exam. The test lasts 40 minutes and consists of 90 questions. A raw score of 55 is required to pass the test.

Eligibility

Pre-journalism or journalism students who have received a “C+” or lower in English 1000 are required to pass this test to be considered for admission to the School of Journalism. Examinees may retake this exam one time. Consult with your advisor if you do not pass the MCET after the second attempt.

Registration

Advanced registration is required. Examinees must indicate whether they are retaking the exam before taking the exam. Registration is available at this link.

Fees

The current price is $65.50.

Day of Test

A valid photo ID is required. All personal items will be stored in a locker.

Scores

The exam will be scored immediately after the exam. A copy of the score will be sent the the MU Admissions office.

Description

The Normal Nutrition NLN test assesses the student’s knowledge of normal nutrition and nutritional needs throughout the life cycle. The test is administered on-line as a multiple choice type exam. Examinees have up to 150 minutes to complete the exam.

Eligibility

Students in the R.N. program at Mizzou are typical candidates for the NLN exam.

Registration

Advanced registration is required. Please do not do this more than 2 weeks prior to your exam. Prior to paying the fee you will need to create an user account on the NLN's testing portal at https://www.nlntest.org. You must choose "University of Missouri - ON-SITE TESTING" as your institution when creating your NLN account. Click here to pay for the sitting fee after creating an user account. Do not pay the sitting fee before you set up an NLN account. Call 573-882-4801 to schedule you exam after these steps have been taken.

Fees

The current fee is $125.50. Fees are subject to change.

Day of Test

A valid form of photo ID is required for admission. Please know your NLN account name and password.

Scores

Scores will become available approximately four hours after the test is over. You can view your results on your NLN account. Scores will also be sent to the Sinclair School of Nursing.

More Info

For more information, please visit the National League for Nursing's website.

Description

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.

The TOEFL Internet-based Test (TOEFL-iBT) tests all four language skills that are important for eeffective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The test helps students demonstrate that they have the English skills needed for success.

The TOEFL is about 4 hours long.



Registration

Advanced registration is required. Click here or call 1-800-468-6335 to register for the exam.

You must contact the ETS Test Security Office before scheduling an appointment or registering for the test if you are a refugee, an immigrant or registered resident alien, on active military service outside your own country and do not have a passport, or unable to met the specified identification requirements for any reason. The Test Security office can be reached by phone at 609-406-5430, by fax at 609-406-9709, or email at TSReturns@ets.org



Fees

The current fee is $205. Fees are subject to change. Additional fees may apply for other services.

Day of Test

Examinees are asked to report 30 minutes before start times to allow for check-in procedures. A registered examinee must present a valid foreign passport on the day of the test to be admitted. No food, drinks or personal belongings are allowed in the testing room. The testing staff will provide the necessary scratch paper and pencils for the test.

Scores

Scores will be available online in approximately 15 business days following the test

More Info

For more information, please visit the TOEFL website.

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