List of Exams & Information

The Testing Center administers various exams and provides test-related information. Individuals who plan to utilize the Testing Center must review and abide by the Test Center Rules.

All tests are scheduled using the online registration. Same day test registration is not allowed. Advance scheduling allows for timely planning/arrangements for family obligations, work schedules, doctor appointments, travel and other potential conflicts. Please review the list of exams below for more information.

Admission/Placement Exam

ACCUPLACER Test (Next-Generation): The Next-Generation ACCUPLACER (NG) is a computer-based, admission/placement test designed to determine the individual skill level and readiness in English, reading and math. Students may be required to take the ACCUPLACER test as one factor in the decision for admission to SSU. Test results may be used for course placement for accepted students.

It takes an average, approximately 2-3 hours to complete all parts of the test. The use of a personal calculator is NOT permitted—some items may allow use of a calculator embedded in the test. Non-SSU students must have a test voucher from their home institution before scheduling an ACCUPLACER Test.

About the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER

 

Certification Exam

GACE: Savannah State University serves as an official certified testing center for the Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE).  Review GACE Most Frequently Asked Questions. For more information on GACE test dates, registration, available testing centers, fees and study guides visit the GACE website at www.gace.ets.org. For information regarding professional teaching standards and/or requirements for Georgia, visit the official website of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC).

Credit by Exam

  • CLEP: The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is designed to allow students the opportunity to receive credit for college classes through examination only. Savannah State University will accept up to 30 semester hours of approved courses through any University-approved credit granting source(s). Please visit the official CLEP website for more information. The total fee for the CLEP test is $104. This amount includes two separate payments. You may REGISTER ONLINE today.  For more information contact the Testing Office at 912.358.4487 or email at testing@savannahstate.edu
  • DSST: The DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) is designed to allow students and military personnel to receive credit for college classes through examination utilizing non-traditional ways of education through on the job training, self-study, and other life experiences. Please visit www.getcollegecredit.com for more information. The total fee for the DANTES test is $100. This amount includes two separate payments. You may REGISTER ONLINE today. For more information contact the Testing Office at 912.358.4487, or email at testing@savannahstate.edu.

College Entrance Exams

  • SAT: Savannah State University serves as an official national testing center for the Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) college entrance exam. For information on SAT test dates, registration, available testing centers, fees and study guides visit the SAT website at SAT/Collegeboard website.
  • LSAT: Savannah State University serves as an official national testing center for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) college entrance exam. For information on LSAT test dates, registration, available testing centers, fees and study guides visit the LSAT website at www.lsac.org.

     

  • GRE: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is an official graduate admissions exam.  This exam is not offered at SSU.  For information on GRE test dates, registrations, available testing centers, fees and study guides, visit the GRE website.

     

  • GMAT The Graduate Management Test (GMAT) is an official computer-adaptive standardized test for admissions to graduate business studies. This exam is not offered at SSU. For information on GMAT test dates, registrations, available testing centers, fees and study guides, visit the GMAT website. 

Departmental Exams

Legislative Exams are institutional exams (in Georgia History and Georgia Constitution) administered to SSU students only to assist in satisfying graduation requirements mandated by the Board of Regents.  Examples of students required to complete this type of exam are students who have satisfied US History (HIST 2111 or 2112) and/or American Government (POLS 1101) requirements at a college outside the University System of Georgia or have satisfied course requirements through the CLEP Test: US History I or II and/or American Government). Each test is timed for 45 minutes and consists of 20 multiple-choice items. You may REGISTER ONLINE today.  For more information contact the Testing Office at 912.358.4487 or email at testing@savannahstate.edu.

PREPARING FOR THE LEGISLATIVE EXAM

Study materials for the Legislative Exams listed below are available in the SSU Library or the Testing Office (Hubert Building. A, room 114) upon availability. The textbooks are also available at local and national bookstores.

Study/or Reference Materials for Legislative Exams

TEST

REQUIREMENT

BOOK TITLE/or STUDY MATERIALS

Georgia History

HIST 2111 and HIST 2112

 Georgia Odyssey by James C. Cobb
Book Available via SSU Library website (free online access and downloadable) or interlibrary loan


Georgia Constitution

 

POLS 1101

 

Georgia State Politics by Lee M. Allen & Richard T. Saeger.

Bok Available via SSU Library (course reserves) or GIL Express or Interlibrary Loan

100-Item Questionnaire
(Available in Testing Office email request to testing@savannahstate.edu)


Major Field Tests (MFT) are scheduled by academic departments and designed to measure students' mastery of their chosen field of study, assess the effectiveness of major programs of study and improve curricula.  This test is usually given to seniors in capstone courses.  The MFT Test is available in Biology, Business and Literature in English among other areas. Students should check with their respective department for detailed information and test needs.This computer-based, timed multiple-choice test is 2-hours in length.  Only correct answers are scored; therefore, making an educated guess on items in which you are uncertain is highly encouraged.  To view the test description of content, sample questions, comparable data and sample reports about each test https://www.ets.org/mft. You may REGISTER ONLINE today.  For more information contact the Testing Office at 912.358.4487 or email at testing@savannahstate.edu.


Proctored Exams

Proctored Exams are administered at SSU for students enrolled in "fully" online courses.   A proctored exam is an exam that is administered by an individual who supervises the student while they are taking the exam. The use of proctoring services is to ensure the integrity and security of the exam in a secure environment. The SSU Testing Center administers proctored tests by appointment only to SSU and non-SSU students. Please review the categories of proctored exams below.

FIND A PROCTORED TEST SITE outside Savannah, GA. The National College Testing Association (NCTA) supports distance learning by providing a free web-based referral service. The Consortium of College testing Centers (CCTC) web page contains a listing of testing centers across the country and abroad that are willing to provide proctoring services to students away from their campuses. Once on the website click "Find a Proctor," select state on the map provided, and review available list.

Professional Exams


Special Accommodations for Testing/ADA

Students who have a documented disability (e.g, learning disability, ADD, psychological disorder, acquired brain injury, pervasive developmental disorder, sensory, medical or mobility impairment) may be eligible to receive appropriate reasonable test accommodations on standardized tests and in classes. If you would like to receive test accommodations contact the Disability Resource Center in the King-Frazier, Suite 205. You may also call at (912) 358-3115 at least two (2) weeks prior to the test date.  Students who choose to take the test without accommodations may not petition to retest based on a lack of disability accommodations.