Testing Services

The Testing Center at Eastern Wyoming College adheres to the National College Testing Association’s (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Testing appointments begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.

All tests must be completed by 5:00 p.m

(unless prior arrangements are made)

Limited evening hours – by appointment only

One Saturday morning per month – call for schedule

307.532.8288

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

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.

ADA Accommodations Contacts

Counseling & Disabilities Services Coordinator
Wendy George
3200 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240
307.532.8238

ADA Coordinator/Director of Human Resources
Ed Meyer
3200 West C Street
Torrington, WY 82240
307.532.8330

EXAMS ADMINISTERED IN THE TESTING AND CAREER SERVICES CENTER

  • ACCUPLACER Placement Tests
  • College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)
  • EWC Instructor make-up exams
  • EWC Online/Distance Education exams
  • ADA Accommodations Tests (as approved by the Counseling & Disability Office)
  • High School Equivalency Certification Exams
    • HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)
    • Health Occupational Aptitude Exam (HOAE)
    • Castle Worldwide
    • PSI-PAN
    • American College Testing Assessment (ACT)
    • DSST (formerly DANTES)
    • WorkKeys
    • Online course exams for other colleges

    ACCUPLACER PLACEMENT EXAMS

    • 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 $20, payable in the EWC Business Office.
    • ACCUPLACER Placement Exams are given by appointment only. Call 532-8288 to schedule an appointment.
    • ACCUPLACER Placement Exams are untimed
    • For more information, see ACCUPLACER’S Information for Students.
    • Click here to access the free ACCUPLACER web-based Study App
    • Want to know where your scores place you? Download the Interpreting Your Placement Score (PDF) Guide.

    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.
    • Eastern Wyoming College participates in one National ACT Test Day each year, usually in December.
    • For more information or to register for an ACT exam, see actstudent.org

    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
    COSC 1200 3 Information Systems 50
    ECON 1010 3 Principles of Macroeconomics 50
    ECON 1020 3 Principles of Microeconomics 50
    EDFD 2100 3 Intro to Educational Psychology 50
    EDFD 2450 3 Human Growth & Development 50
    ENGL 1010 3 College Composition 50
    ENGL 2020 3 Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50
    GERM 1010 & 1020 8 German Language 50
    HIST 1110 3 Western Civilization I 50
    HIST 1120 3 Western Civilization II 50
    HIST 1211 3 History of the U.S. I:  Early Colonization to 1877 50
    HIST 1221 3 History of the U.S. II:  1865 to Present 50
    MATH 1000 3 College Mathematics 50
    MATH 1400 4 College Algebra 50
    MATH 1450 5 Precalculus 50
    MATH 2200 4 Calculus 50
    MKT 2100 3 Principles of Marketing 50
    POLS 1000 3 American Government 50
    PSYC 1000 3 Introductory Psychology 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.

    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.

    HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY EXAMS

    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.
    • Fees for HiSET are $50.00 to HiSET with online registration and $15.00 test administration fee paid to the EWC Business Office prior to testing.
    • 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.

    HEALH OCCUPATIONAL APTITUDE EXAM (HOAE)

    • Applicants to the Veterinary Technician and Veterniary Aide Programs are rquired to take the HOAE.
    • The test administration fee for the HOAE is $20.00 and must be paid at the Business Office prior to testing
    • It is recommended that candidates take the HOAE on-site at the EWC Testing Center.
    • Remote testing is available for extenuating circumstances (distance/travel time, etc.).  Contact the Testing Center to discuss your need for remote testing and to receive a Remote Testing Application form.  Remote test applications must be approved by the test provider, Psychological Services Bureau, which charges a remote test fee of $50.00 – $100.00 (or more).
    • See HOAE Test information for a description of the exam.
    • See Sample Questions to help you prepare for the exam.

    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.