The University Testing Center offers many services and tests to UCF students and the surrounding community. Each one of those services is listed below. Please take the time to read carefully about each service as details may change at any time.
Accuplacer is a computer placement test (CPT) that provides useful information about academic skills in the areas of elementary algebra, writing (sentence) skills, and reading comprehension. Prior course work and nationally standardized test scores determine which sections of Accuplacer tests must be taken.The results of the assessment are used to determine placement into a college course that meets a student’s skill level.
The ACT Residual Test does not differ in substance from the regular ACT. Instead, it allows universities to administer the exam on-campus for their “enrolled, admitted, or applicant students who were unable to take the ACT on a regularly scheduled test date in time to meet the college’s deadlines.” The program helps universities accommodate students who have already decided where to attend college, but who still need ACT scores to complete their files.
UTC administers the ACT Residual testing for UCF students who meet the above requirements. Students who do not intend to attend UCF must not take the ACT Residual Test at our center. UTC strongly recommends that examinees go to the ACT website to obtain the most current information regarding ACT policies prior to completing the registration and payment process.
The biology exit exam is administered to undergraduate students at UCF who are majoring in Biology and have completed their core courses. This is a state mandated exam for all graduating seniors in Biology. The exam covers the following core courses: Biology I, Biology II, Genetics, Ecology, Molecular Cell Biology and Evolutionary Biology.
Castle Worldwide is a certification and licensure testing company. Their exams include testing for certification and licensure organizations, government agencies, corporations, educational institutions and trade and professional associations, including the American Council on Exercise (ACE), Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC), National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB), Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB), and many more. To register and schedule an appointment for a Castle exam, please call 919-572-6880 or visit the Castle website.
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of the many examinations. Earn credit for knowledge you’ve acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.
The Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) is an exit exam that is designed to help students synthesize their learning about counseling and to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of professional attitudes, skills, and knowledge related to the eight (8) common–core areas defined by CACREP’S Standards for Preparation. The exit exam is also used to assess counseling curriculum strengths and opportunities for improvement.
Note: Only UCF Counselor Education students should register to take this test at UTC.
UTC administers Correspondence exams for Distance Learning students. Currently, proctoring services are available for paper-and-pencil and on-line test formats. Correspondence exams are available by appointment only, and you must allow at least 2 weeks to complete the registration process and schedule an appointment.
The Department of Economics at UCF utilizes the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Major Field Test in Economics as their exit exam. Undergraduate students at UCF who are majoring in Business Economics (B.S.B.A.) or Economics (B.S.) are required to take the test during their final semester at UCF.
The ETS Field Test in Political Science is not currently administered at UTC.
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) Field Test in Political Science is a comprehensive undergraduate outcomes assessment designed to measure critical knowledge and understanding obtained by students in the UCF Political Science and International & Global Studies major field of study. Students must complete the ETS Field Test in Political Science during the student’s graduating semester.
The Foreign Language Achievement Testing Services (FLATS) evaluates skills in the areas of listening comprehension, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and grammatical accuracy. There is no credit awarded for this exam. Students can earn up to 2 semesters equivalency at a college level.
The Florida Teacher Certification Examinations/Florida Educational Leadership Examination (FTCE/FELE) are standardized tests used to assess the competencies of prospective teachers according to Florida’s Sunshine State Standards. FTCE/FELE are administered as computer-based tests by the evaluation systems group of Pearson.
FTCE tests are administered at UTC. Please view and/or download the information on the FTCE website regarding available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, study materials, and additional information.
The GRE is not currently administered at UTC.
The GRE revised General Test is used for admission into graduate or business schools. The exam measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and are not related to any specific field of study. The GRE General Test is computer-delivered and test dates are available throughout the year.
Please view and/or download the information on the GRE website regarding available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, study materials, and additional information.
The GPE was retired on December 31, 2018.
The Grammar Proficiency Exam (GPE) is a placement test for students seeking admission into the Radio/Television, Advertising-Public Relations, and Journalism majors within the Nicholson School of Communication at UCF.
Kryterion is a full-service test development and delivery company that provides world-class online test delivery technology through a global network of High-stakes Online Secured Testing (HOST) locations. The Kryterion network delivers many and varied certification exams for industry specialists. Kryterion exams are administered at UCF.
Please view and/or download the information on the Kryterion website regarding a list of test sponsors and exams, available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, study materials, and additional information.
The LSAT is not administered through UTC.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day, standardized test administered four times each at designated testing centers throughout the world. The test is an integral part of the law school admission process in the United States, Canada, and a growing number of other countries. It provides a standard measure of acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills that law schools can use as one of several factors in assessing applicants.
The LSAT is administered at UCF. Please view and/or download the information on the LSAC (Law School Admission Council) website regarding available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, study materials, and additional information.
The MPT is an assessment of the math skills that students have acquired and is designed to determine proficiency level and therefore placement for math courses. The MPT will help students, with the assistance of their academic advisors, select math courses in which they are most prepared and will likely be successful.
The MCAT is not currently administered at UTC.
The Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess candidates’ problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
Please view and/or download the information on the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) website regarding available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, study materials, and additional information.
The National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) is a 200 multiple-choice, computer-based exam designed to assess knowledge, skills and abilities determined to be important for providing effecting counseling services. The standard time for completing the NCE is three hours and 45 minutes. All candidates are allotted an additional 5 minutes to review and agree to the nondisclosure agreement (NDA) and ten minutes to complete the tutorial.
The NCE is coordinated through the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) and delivered through the Pearson VUE platform.
Please navigate to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) website for additional information regarding the NCE. You may also visit the Pearson VUE website for registration information and exam day policies.
Prov is an online occupational licensing assessment service dedicated to serving the needs of occupational assessment and licensing markets. Prov’s primary clients include the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board, Alabama State Board of Auctioneers, Arkansas Department of Labor, Indiana Plumbing Commission, National Center for Construction Education and Research, West Virginia Contractor’s Licensing Board and West Virginia Plumber Certification. To register and schedule an appointment for a Prov exam, please call 866-720-PROV (7768) or visit the Prov website.
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a scholastic aptitude assessment that can be used as one component of the selection process for admitting students into the College of Nursing.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings.
In 2005, ETS introduced the TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT). The TOEFL Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The test helps students demonstrate that they have the English skills needed for success in a college or university setting.
The TOEFL is administered at UCF. Please view and/or download the information on the TOEFL iBT website regarding available test dates, test scheduling procedures, test fees, identification requirements, and additional information.