Office of Testing & Outcomes Assessment
The Harding University Testing Office provides testing facilities and a testing environment that is convenient, supportive, and conducive to maximizing student performance. Our goal is to assist examinees in achieving their academic, and professional objective. The office offers a variety of examinations to meet the needs of HU students, faculty, and the surrounding community. We provide information regarding exams for undergraduate admission, credit by examination, professional and graduate school admission, and proctoring services for correspondence exams. We value the opportunity to assist you with your testing needs. "Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and give His life as a ransom for many." Matthew 20:28
Computer Based Exams: Praxis, TOEFL, MAT, and CLEP exams are located in the Testing Office Pryor/Science 114 & Room 207
Paper Based Exams: ACT & SAT will be administered in the McInteer Building
Tina Gould, MBA
HU Box 12291
|ACT Dates 2015-2016||SAT Dates 2015-2016|
|September 12, 2015||October 3, 2015|
|October 20, 2015||November 7, 2015|
|December 12, 2015||December 5, 2015|
|February 6, 2016||January 23, 2016|
|April 9, 2016||March 5, 2016|
|June 11, 2016||May 7, 2016|
|June 4, 2016|
Exams Offered Daily by Appointment: Students will call the Testing Office 501-279-4415 to register for these exams.
CLEP Exams - www.collegeboard.com/clep
MAT (Miller Analogies Exams) - www.milleranalogies.com
COMPASS - www.act.org/compass/student
Praxis 2014-15 Schedule
|Praxis CORE exams are offered continuously by appointment, examinees should log into their ETS account for the dates/times available.|
|Praxis II & School Leadership Dates below:|
|Start Date||End Date||Exam|
|June 15, 2015||June 27, 2015||Praxis II & School Leadership|
|July 27, 2015||August 1, 2015||Praxis World Language|
|August 10, 2015||August 22, 2015||Praxis II & School Leadership|
CORE & Praxis II computer based exam dates for this semester are now open for the Harding Testing Office. We will be offering morning, afternoon and Saturday testing. Specific testing windows are listed below. When you login and register you will see the various times for exams.
GRE - Subject exam only (paper) www.ets.org/gre
September 27, 2014
TOEFL Exam Dates: (computed based) Create an account and login at www.ets.org/toefl
TOEFL exams are offered several times a month. Please call the HU Testing Office for available dates.
CLEP & AP Exams
College Board's (AP) Advanced Placement courses are college-level classes in a wide variety of subjects that you can take while still in high school. They provide high school students challenging course work. For more information you can visit the AP College Board website.
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows students the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement in undergraduate courses. Students are able to recieve college credit for demonstrated knowledge in Composition and Literature, Foreign Languages, History and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business. Most CLEP exams allow 90 minutes to test, with the exception is the College Composition exam which is 120 minutes. This exam includes multiple choice and 2 essay portions. Please click on the HU CLEP exam policy above to see the specific CLEP exams that HU awards course credit. For more information regarding CLEP exams, you can visit the official CLEP website.
International Baccalaureate policy (IB): No credit will be awarded for the SL -subsidiary exams.Students may receive credit for some HL- higher level IB exams not listed in our catalog after consultation with the appropriate department chair.
When registering for your exam you will see two centers for Harding University, Center # STN12053A will be given in the Testing Office England/Pryor Science Room 114. We offer private individual booths for examinees. Center # STN12053B is located in England/Pryor Science Room 207, a computer lab we use on Saturday sessions. Praxis exams will be available in computer-based format during the testing windows each month. We provide morning, afternoon and Saturday testing sessions during testing dates. If you cannot find a seat at HU while registering online with ETS, please call the office and we will assist you scheduling you exam.Praxis CORE Exams: Students take Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined # 5751 as a requirement to enter the College of Education undergraduate program. This exam is offered in computer-based format only. See available testing windows below and more information below.
|Test Code||Exam Title|
|5751||Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined|
If you do not pass a specific section of your CORE combined exam,
you will be required to re-take that section of the exam, see below:
|5712||Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading|
|5722||Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing|
|5732||Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics|
Exams Available Daily By Appointment:
MAT- Miller Analogies
This exam takes about an hour. The fee is $75.00 payable in cash or check only. We offer this exam daily but you will need an appointment to take the exam.
- The MAT is a high-level mental ability test requiring the solution of problems stated as analogies.
- Research by psychologists on human intelligence and reasoning has found performance on analogies to represent one of the best measures of verbal comprehension and analytical thinking.
- Performance on the MAT is designed to reflect candidates’ analytical thinking, an ability that is critical for success in both graduate school and professional life.
For more info: Visit the MAT- Miller Analogies website
ACT Compass is a computer-adaptive college placement test that lets educators:
- Evaluate incoming students' skill levels in Reading, Writing Skills, Writing Essay, Math, and English as a Second Language
- Place students in appropriate courses
- Connect students to the resources they need to achieve academic success
For more info: Visit the ACT-COMPASS website
Exam Fees payable in cash or check: One subject: $15 Multiple subject: $25
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows students the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement in undergraduate courses. Students are able to receive college credit for demonstrated knowledge in Composition and Literature, Foreign Languages, History and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business. Most CLEP exams is 90 minutes, with the exception is the College Composition exam which is 120 minutes with multiple choice and 2 essay portions.For more info: Visit the CLEP website
If you are scheduled for a standardized exam at Harding Testing Office and feel road conditions are unsafe for travel to the Harding University testing location, you should contact testing agencies such as ETS-Praxis, ACT, SAT etc. to inform them of unsafe travel conditions in order to re-schedule your exam. Testing agencies usually require documentation of the weather forecast. The Harding University Testing Office does not re-schedule these standardized exams.
Please call or email us to check the status of the office closings.
ACT - www.act.org
SAT - www.collegeboard.com/sat
Praxis I & II - www.ets.org/praxis
CLEP - www.collegeboard.com/clep
Advanced Placement (AP) - apcentral.collegeboard.com
GRE - www.gre.org
Free Practice Exams greguide.com
Questions regarding GRE exams: Laura.firstname.lastname@example.org
TOEFL - www.ets.org/TOEFL