Testing Services

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Other Exam Services

SDSU Testing Services provides proctoring services for a wide variety of tests and certifications, as well as for candidates testing through various testing companies.

Exam Details Additional Information
Distance Learning Proctoring Service
  • Paper- and computer-based proctoring services for students participating in distance learning and correspondence degree programs, professionals needing certification, and others needing to have an examination proctored remotely.
  • Details
Contact SDSU Testing Services at least 2 weeks prior to your anticipated appointment.

Appointments must be made via phone (619-594-5216) or email (Proctor@sdsu.edu); walk-ins are not accepted. Please be aware that Saturdays fill quickly.
,Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • For students applying for admission to Nursing and Allied Health Programs.
  • Details
Appointments must be made via phone (619-594-5216) or email (STAAR@sdsu.edu); walk-ins are not accepted. Appointments are made no earlier than approximately a month out. Please be aware that Saturdays fill quickly.

Additional information about account set-up, the test itself, and optional study materials, may be found on the ATI website. ATI TEAS website
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Testing for the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is offered at San Diego State University for SDSU students and applicants, the greater San Diego community, and active-duty military (through the DANTES Program).
  • Details
Appointments must be made via phone (619-594-5216) or email (STAAR@sdsu.edu); walk-ins are not accepted. Appointments are made no earlier than approximately a month out. Please be aware that Saturdays fill quickly.

Additional information about the CLEP exams, including exam costs, can be found at the www.getcollegecredit.com web site. CLEP website
DSST Get College Credit Exams
  • Testing for DSST Get College Credit exams (formerly known as DANTES Subject Standardized Test) is offered at SDSU Testing Services to the greater San Diego community, including active military and their dependents.
  • Details
Appointments must be made via phone (619-594-5216) or email (STAAR@sdsu.edu); walk-ins are not accepted. Appointments are made no earlier than approximately a month out. Please be aware that Saturdays fill quickly.

Additional information about the DSST exams, including exam costs, can be found at the www.getcollegecredit.com web site. DSST website
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Examination for graduate schools.
All registration is done through the ETS website, not through SDSU Testing Services. ETS GRE website
,PRAXIS Series
  • Measures academic skills and subject-specific content knowledge needed for teaching.
All registration is done through the ETS website, not through SDSU Testing Services. ETS PRAXIS website
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Admissions test for students whose first language is other than English.
All registration is done through the ETS website, not through SDSU Testing Services. ETS TOEFL website
Testing Companies
  • SDSU Testing Services provides proctoring services for candidates using commercial testing companies, including Castle Worldwide, ETS, ISO Quality Testing, Kryterion, Performance Assessment Network (pan), Prov Inc., and PSI Comira.
Other National and Statewide Exams

Below is a list of other popular exams that you may require. SDSU Testing Services does not administer these exams, but links to their websites are provided for your convenience.

Exam Details
ACT
Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)
California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET)
  • Single Subject Assessment for Teachers: Verify subject-matter knowledge for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • CSET website
Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
Optometry Admissions Test (OAT)
SAT
  • Designed to assess academic readiness for college.
  • SAT website