Office of Testing & Outcomes Assessment
Tina J. Gould M.B.A., Director of Testing
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
|ACT Exam Dates:||SAT Exam Dates:|
|April 18, 2015||March 14, 2015|
|June 13, 2015||May 2, 2015|
|June 6, 2015|
Praxis 2014-15 Schedule
|CORE exams offered continuously by appointment|
|Log in to ETS account of dates/times|
|Praxis II & School Leadership Dates below:|
|Start Date||End Date||Exam|
|March 9, 2015||March 21, 2015||Praxis II & School Leadership|
|April 6, 2015||April 18, 2015||Praxis II & School Leadership|
|April 27, 2015||May 2, 2015||Praxis World Language|
|May 11, 2015||May 23, 2015||Praxis II & School Leadership|
|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.Praxis Computer Based Test Dates:
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
They are offered several times a month. You can also call 501-279-4415 for dates.
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
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.
Location Notice: We have two locations for Computer-Based Praxis exams
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|
|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|
Examinees take Praxis II exams for licensure. The exam required will depend on the type of license desired, see link below. Praxis II exams are offered in paper-based or computer-based format, dependng on the specific exam. Please use the link below to determine which exam you will need to take.
Praxis Registration Instructions:
- Go to the ETS - Praxis website
- Click Sign in - If you have an existing account, use your username and password to sign in. If you do not already have an account, select “create account” and follow directions on the screen.
- Select “Register for a test” and continue on the bottom right. Under "Find your Test" Choose the first option to search by state. This option will display the list of exams accepted by the Arkansas State Department of Education. Select Arkansas from the first drop down box, Arkansas State Dept Education in the second drop down box and search
- Select your test(s), scroll to the bottom of the page and continue
- Schedule computer test(s) Search by zip code or state and select Harding University from list
- Select date on the left side and then available time on right Confirm selected time and date
Other Exams Available
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
Harding University provides CLEP exams daily by appointment. There is a $15 administrative fee, payable in cash or check at the time of the exam. There is also a $80 fee (credit/debit card or personal check) payable to CLEP at the time of the exam. If your exam score qualifies you for course credit, there is a $75 recording fee per course with a maximum of $300 to have the credit applied to your transcript.
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.email@example.com
MCAT - www.aamc.org/mcat
TOEFL - www.ets.org/TOEFL
CoursEval - www.harding.edu/TeacherEvals