Test Programs

Test Name Local Administration Registration / Information
ACT ACT Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo
American College Testing
AHPAT Allied Health Professions Admission Test Not given locally The Psychological Corporation
19500 Bulverde Road
San Antonio, TX 78259
800-622-3231
AP College Board Advanced Placement Exams High Schools AP Services
The College Board
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
888-225-5427 or 609-771-7300
CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test San Luis Obispo area CBEST Program
National Evaluation Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 3408800
Sacramento CA 95834-0880
916-928-4001
CLEP College Level Examination Program Allan Hancock College
Santa Maria

Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo
The College Board
P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
800-257-9558
CSET California Subject Examinations for Teachers San Luis Obispo area CSET Program
National Evaluations Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 340789
Sacramento CA 95834-0789
916-928-4003
DANTES (DSST) Dantes Subject Standardized Tests Univ of La Verne
San Luis Obispo
805-542-960

Univ of La Verne
Vandenberg AFB
805-734-1306
DSST Program Thompson Prometric
DAT Dental Admission Test Prometric Testing Centers American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Ave., Suite 1846
Chicago IL 60611-2678
800-621-8099
312-440-2500
ELM CSU Entry Level Math Test Cal Poly Testing Services
As paper-based test in January, March, May, June, July, September
Register for ELM Online
EPT CSU English Placement Test Cal Poly Testing Services
Paper-based test in January, March, May, June, July, September
Register for EPT Online
FE (EIT) Fundamentals of Engineering (formerly Engineer-in-Training) Contact State Board:

Board for Professional Engineers Land Surveyors
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833-2944
866-780-5370
916-263-2222
FAX : 916-263-2246
Exam Information: National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying P.O. Box 1686
Clemson, SC 29633-1686
800-250-3196 or 864-654-6824
GED Tests of General Education Development Allan Hancock College
Santa Maria
805-922-6966 x 3364
For score reports: GED Records Center
P. O. Box 4005
Concord, CA 94524-4005
866-370-4740
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test Pearson Professional Center
Santa Maria
Register by mail with GMAT bulletin, or by phone at
800-717-4628
or online through this link.
GRE General Graduate Record Exam – general test Cal Poly Testing Services
Computer-Based Test weekly, year-round
Register by mail with GRE bulletin, or by phone, or online through this link.
805-756-1551 registration
800-473-2255 registration
[GRE-CALL]
609-771-7330 inquirie
GRE Subject Graduate Record Exam – subject tests Cal Poly Testing Services
Paper-based test April, November, December
Register by mail with GRE bulletin, or online through this link.
866-473-4373 inquiries
GWR Cal Poly’s Writing Proficiency Exam (to satisfy the Graduate Writing Requirement) Cal Poly’s Writing & Rhetoric Center 
January, April, October

Graduate Writing Requirement
Building 10, Room 130
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo CA 93407
805-756-2067

LSAT Law School Admission Test Cal Poly Testing Services
Paper-based test February, October, December
Register by mail with LSAT bulletin, or by phone or online through this link.
215-968-1001 registration & inquiries
MAPE Cal Poly’s Mathematics Placement Exam Cal Poly Mathematics Department
By arrangement
Mathematics Placement Exam
Building 25, Room 208
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo CA 93407
805-756-2268 or 805-756-2206
MAT Miller Analogies Test Cal Poly Testing Services
Paper-based or computer-based test by individual appointment, weekdays.
Miller Analogies Test
To test at Cal Poly, register by phone only:
805-756-1551

For general inquiries or to find other centers:
800-622-323
MCAT Medical College Admission Test Cal Poly Testing Services
Computer-based test
Register online only
MPJE Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination Pearson Professional Centers National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
847-391-4406

[Examinee submits registration form and fee as directed by the state board of pharmacy from which s/he is seeking licensure prior to scheduling exam.]
NAPLEX North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination Pearson Professional Centers National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
847-391-4406

[Examinee submits registration form and fee as directed by the state board of pharmacy from which s/he is seeking licensure prior to scheduling exam.]
NBPTS National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Pearson Professional Centers National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
800-226-7958 registration
800-779-3339 inquiries

[Examinee submits registration form and fee to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards prior to scheduling exam.]
OAT Optometry Admission Test Prometric Testing Centers Optometry Admission Testing Program (OAT)
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1846
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
800-232-2159 or 312-440-2693
PCAT Pharmacy College Admission Test Nearest center - Fresno Pearson/Harcourt Assessment
19500 Bulverde Road
San Antonio, TX 78259
800-622-3231
PE Principles and Practices of Engineering Exam for Professional Engineers Contact State Board:
Board for Professional Engineers Land Surveyors

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833-2944
916-263-2230
FAX: 916-263-2221
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
P.O. Box 1686
Clemson, SC 29633-1686
800-250-3196 or 864-654-6824
PRAXIS I Praxis I Academic Skills Assessments: Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) Cal Poly Testing Services
Computer-Based Test weekly, year-round
Register by mail with PRAXIS bulletin, or by phone or online through this link.
805-756-1551 registration
800-853-6773 registration
800-772-9476 inquiries
PRAXIS II Praxis II Subject Assessments: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Subject Assessments and Specialty Areas Tests Not given locally Register by mail with PRAXIS bulletin, or by phone or online through this link.
800-772-9476 inquiries
RICA Reading Instruction Competence Assessment San Luis Obispo area RICA Program
National Evaluation Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 3408150
Sacramento CA 95834-8150
916-928-4004
SAT College Board SAT Assessments – college entrance examinations:

SAT Reasoning Test
SAT Subject Tests
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo SAT Assessments
The College Board
Western Regional Office
2099 Gateway Place Suite 550
San Jose, CA 95110-1017
408-452-1400
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language Cal Poly Testing Services and at Cuesta College
Internet-Based Test on selected dates
Register by mail with TOEFL bulletin, or by phone, or online through this link.
800-468-6335 [GO-TOEFL]
877-863-3546 inquiries
VCAT Veterinary College Admission Test None The Psychological Corporation’s VCAT testing program has been discontinued
WPE Cal Poly’s Writing Proficiency Exam (to satisfy the Graduate Writing Requirement) Cal Poly’s Writing & Rhetoric Center 
January, April, October
Graduate Writing Requirement
Building 10, Room 130
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo CA 93407
805-756-2067

 

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