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)
  • Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)
  • 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)
    • GED®  (General Education Development)
  • 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

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
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.

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.
  • Fee is $120.00 paid to GED® at the time of online registration.
  • 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 or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.

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.