Tiger Compass Exam

 

The Testing Office assists students in reaching their academic goals by providing professional testing services. The Testing Office is a member of the National College Testing Association and the Georgia College Testing Association.

Tests administered include the COMPASS (Computer-Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Test, Chemistry Placement, GTREP Math Diagnostic Test, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT Reasoning and Subject), American College Test (ACT).  Proctored exams are also available.

 

 

COMPASS Passing Score Requirements

COMPASS TEST - MINIMUM PASSING SCORES:

English 60

Reading 74

Math (Algebra) 37

 

TESTING FAQs:

 1. What is the purpose of the COMPASS admission/placement testing?

The purpose of the COMPASS admission/placement test is to evaluate incoming students skill level in English, Reading and Math. This is an important test because it determines acceptance and/or course placement.

 

2. How do I know which COMPASS test I need to take?

The Office of Admissions will provide student(s) with the appropriate test requirements based on minimum requirements for acceptance.

3. How do I register for a COMPASS test?

Please review the online SSU Academic calendar at www.savannahstate.edu for a list of test dates or contact the Testing Office at (912) 358-4487 or email testing@savannahstate.edu for more information.

 

COMPASS EXAM - GENERAL INFORMATION & FORMS:

Test Taking Strategies Brochure:

http://www.savannahstate.edu/academic-affairs/documents/TestStrategiesBrochure_000.pdf

What to know about the COMPASS EXAM:

http://www.savannahstate.edu/academic-affairs/documents/COMPASS-Whatstudentsshouldknow.pdf

PREPARING TO TAKE THE COMPASS EXAM:

http://www.savannahstate.edu/academic-affairs/documents/Preparingsuccessfully-COMPASS-revised3-29-11.pdf

 

COMPASS EXAM – PRACTICE TESTS: 

Click link below to access practice exams: 

 http://www.savannahstate.edu/academic-affairs/testing-tips.shtml

 

Location:

Whiting Hall Room 247 or 259

Contact Information:

Telephone: (912) 358-4487

 Email:  testing@savannahstate.edu

 Facsimile: (912) 358.3993 or 912.358.3991

Mailing Address:

 P.O. Box 40284

 Whiting Hall Room 259 Tompkins Rd

 Savannah, Georgia 31404

 Attn: Tara W. Aikens

Testing Office Staff:

 Tara W. Aikens, Coordinator

 Whiting Hall, Room 247

 912-358-4487

aikenst@savannahstate.edu

Regular Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM or by appointment