Testing Services

Testing Services

Testing programs required by individuals, the University, and national testing programs are coordinated by the Counseling & Testing Center. The service is provided for students, staff, and non-campus affiliated individuals.

ACT (American College Testing Assessment Test)
College Entrance Exam: The ACT measures high school students' general educational development and their readiness for academic work at the college level. The ACT covers four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science in a multiple choice format. The optional Writing Test measures the ability to plan and write a short essay.

CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
The College-Level Examination Program offers 34 exams that are administered at 1,300 colleges and universities nationwide; 2,900 institutions award college credit to those who perform well on them. CLEP is administered in the Counseling and Testing Center and can be scheduled upon request for $100.00

GRE (Graduate Record Exam) Subject Test


MAT (Miller Analogies Test)
The MAT is a high level, analytic ability test requiring the solution of problems stated in analogies. It consists of 120 partial analogies that are to be completed in 60 minutes. The MAT Computer Based test is scheduled upon request and is administered in the Counseling Center Testing Lab. The cost for the MAT is $85.00
Please register through RegisterBlast

On Campus SAT
Available on campus to prospective ECSU students. Scores are not transferable to other universities. Prospective students can register on-line. Cost $50.00.
Please register through RegisterBlast

Accuplacer Test
For freshmen who score below 500 on the SAT or below 21 on the ACT; Also for identified transfer students as recommended by the transfer counselor. Accuplacer tests are administered in Reading, Writing, and Math.

College Student Inventory
Academic success is especially important here at Elizabeth City State University. The CSI is a questionnaire designed to help us assess study habits, attitudes, abilities and social interests. The CSI enables the Counseling and Testing Center staff to identify strengths and challenges which enables staff to provide appropriate supportive services; empowering new students to achieve college goals. New students can take the on-line College Student Inventory prior to attending New Student Orientation. Students are scheduled wit ha counselor to review results and receive appropriate referral recommendations. Students also receive a personal copy.