SERVICES

Photo ID is required for all tests.  Test candidates are encouraged to make appointments prior to testing to guarantee a seat.

The following exams are administered in the Academic Testing Center:

  • COMPASS Placement Tests
  • College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)
  • Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)
  • EWC Instructor make-up exams
  • EWC Online/Distance Education exams
  • ADA Accommodations Tests (as approved by the Director of Counseling Office)
  • High School Equivalency Certification Exams
  •      High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)
  •      General Education Development  (GED®)
  • Castle Worldwide
  • American College Testing Assessment (ACT)
  • DSST (formerly DANTES)
  • WorkKeys
  • Online or correspondence course exams for other colleges

ACT exam

  • ACT is a non-profit organization that is known for its college entrance exam.
  • Can be used to qualify for the Hathaway Scholarship. Contact the Financial Aid department for details.
  • Scores may be used for placement testing in mathematics, English, and reading courses.

For more information or to register for an ACT exam, see actstudent.org

ADA Accommodations

  • Any student enrolled at Eastern Wyoming College who has a documented physical disability or learning disability is eligible for assistance.
  • Accommodation testing may include a  distraction-reduced testing environment, a reader, a scribe and/or increased time.

Contacts

Director of Counseling
Eastern Wyoming College
3200 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240
307.532.8238

ADA Coordinator/Director of Human Resources
Eastern Wyoming College
3200 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240
307.532.8330

CAAP

  • CAAP exams are a set of standardized tests developed to test core educational skills. It is the college-wide exit assessment for students earning Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees at Eastern Wyoming College.
  • Exams are administered in the Spring semester. Students graduating in the fall semester are encouraged to take the CAAP exams in the spring term before graduation.
  • For more information, visit the CAAP site.

CLEP

  • Students showing proficiency by passing a CLEP exam may earn Eastern Wyoming College college credit. Grades of S and U are given on all examinations, and the credit is included in the hours toward graduation (but not included in the student’s grade average).
  • Eastern Wyoming College courses for which credit may be earned through CLEP are shown below:

 

EWC Courses Semester Hours Required CLEP Examination Minimum Test Score Required
BIOL 1010 4 Biology 50
CHEM 1020 4 Chemistry 50
ECON 1010 3 Principles of Macroeconomics 50
ECON 1020 3 Principles of Microeconomics 50
EDFD 2100 3 Intro to Educational Psychology 50
ENGL 1010 3 College Composition 50
ENGL 1020 3 Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50
HIST 1110 3 Western Civilization I 50
HIST 1120 3 Western Civilization II 50
MATH 1450 5 College Algebra 50
MATH 1450 3 Precalculus 50
MATH 2200 5 Calculus 50
PSYC 2300 3 Human Growth & Development 50
SPAN 1010 & 1020 8 Spanish Language 50
  •  A fee is assessed for each CLEP exam, along with a $15 fee to EWC.
  • Students should confirm with the college or university to which they are transferring that their test scores will be accepted if given on-campus at EWC.
  • CLEP exams are administered by appointment only. Call 532-8288 to schedule an appointment.
  • For more information, see About the College Level Examination Program.

COMPASS

  • All associate degree-seeking students must take placement exams in English, Math and Reading prior to registration to aid in proper class placement.
  • All certificate and non degree-seeking students must take the placement exams prior to enrolling in certain English or math courses.
  • Students with appropriate ACT scores may not need to take the placement exams.
  • Cost of placement testing is $15, payable in the EWC Business Office.
  • COMPASS Placement Exams are given by appointment only. Call 532-8288 to schedule an appointment.
  • For more information, see ACT’s COMPASS System: Information for Students.
  • Want to know where your scores place you? Download the Interpreting Your Placement Score (PDF) pamphlet.

DSST

  • Students showing proficiency by passing a DANTES Subject Standardized Test may earn EWC college credit. Grades of S and U are given on all examinations, and the credit is included in the hours toward graduation (but not included in the student’s grade average).
  • The latest list of EWC courses for which credit may be earned through DSST can be obtained from the Testing Center office by calling 532-8288.
  • A fee is assessed for each DSST exam, along with a $15 fee to EWC.
  • DSST exams are administered by appointment only. Call 532-8288 to schedule an appointment.
  • For more information, see DSST- GetCollegeCredit.

HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)

  • HiSET tests are a group of five tests which (when passed) certifies that the taker has high school level academic skills. Only individuals who have not earned a high school diploma may take the HiSET tests.
  • The Adult Learning Center offers services to adults in HiSET preparation. For more information, call Diane McQueen at 532-8399.
  • Certificates for High School Equivalency are issued by the State of Wyoming.

GED®

  • GED® tests are a group of five tests which (when passed) certifies that the taker has high school level academic skills. Only individuals who have not earned a high school diploma may take the GED tests.
  • Tests are administered through the Pearson Vue Testing Service. Instructions on registering for the GED exams are available here.
  • Certificates for High School Equivalency are issued by the State of Wyoming.

GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used for reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

WorkKeys

  • WorkKeys measures skills that employers rate as critical to successful employee performance.
  • Includes tests in three areas – Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.
  • Testers are allowed 54 minutes to complete each of the three tests.
  • May be used to qualify for the Hathaway Scholarship. Contact the Financial Aid department for details.
  • Practice tests are available at WorkKeys, ACT for a cost of $5 each.
  • Cost of the WorkKeys assessment is $45.00
  • WorkKeys exams are administered by appointment only. Call 532-8288 to schedule an appointment.
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