The University Testing Center offers many services and tests to UCF students and the surrounding community. Each one of these services is listed to the right. 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.
Certiport is dedicated to helping people succeed through certification. Our globally recognized credentials are aimed at enhancing individual productivity, marketability, and value. Certiport works with industry-leading certification providers to bring their programs successfully to market. With particular expertise in academia, we are able to create a unique go-to-market plan that drives global program performance. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including:
Microsoft® Office Specialist, Microsoft® Technology Associate, Microsoft® Certified Educator, Adobe® Certified Associate, Apple: App Development with Swift Certification, Autodesk®, Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User, IC3 Digital Literacy Certification, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certification, EC-Council, and Unity Certified User Certification.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
UTC is a Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center. Pearson VUE offers high-stakes computer-based certification and licensure exams for an array of industries including financial, government, health care, information technology, and many more.
The most common Pearson VUE exams are:
To determine if UTC administers the Pearson VUE exam you require, log onto the test sponsors web page and look for "University of Central Florida/Univ Testing Center" in the list of available testing centers (zip code: 32816).
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 major field of study. It goes beyond factual knowledge by evaluating students’ ability to analyze and solve problems, understanding relationships and interpret material from their major field of study.
UCF Students must complete the ETS Field Test in Political Science during the student’s graduating semester.
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 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.
The purpose of the WebCAPE (Computer Adaptive Placement Exam) is to determine foreign language proficiency and corresponding course level at UCF using a combination of grammar, reading, and vocabulary questions. In order to achieve the most appropriate placement consistent with language level, students are expected to complete the placement exam to the best of their ability, without the use of textbooks, dictionaries, or any other type of assistance.