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Other National & Statewide Tests


Tests Administered by Testing Services

ACT (formerly American College Test): College admissions and placement.

Law School Admissions Test (LSAT): Admission to law school.

PRAXIS Series: Professional Assessments for Teachers (Includes MSAT and NTE): Certification to teach in elementary (multi-subject) or secondary (single-subject) education settings.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Admissions test for students whose first language is other than English.

Commercial Testing Companies: SDSU Testing Services also proctors candidates using other commercial testing companies, including Castle Worldwide, Comira Testing, ISO Quality Testing, Kryterion, Performance Assessment Network (pan) Testing, and Prov, Inc.


Tests Not Administered by Testing Services

California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST): Obtaining a California teaching credential.

California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET)/Single Subject Assessment for Teachers: Verify subject-matter knowledge for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Dental Admissions Test (DAT): Admission to Dental School.

Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT): Admission to graduate schools of management.

Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): Admission to medical school.

Optometry Admissions Test (OAT): Admission to optometry school.

SAT: Designed to assess academic readiness for college.



This information is subject to change without notice.