College Testing Services

The mission of the Georgia State University Perimeter College Testing Services is to ensure that students are provided with equity of access to professional testing services that are delivered in a manner that reflects an optimum standardized testing environment and good customer service.

If you wish to schedule testing for Four-Year Programs, please visit GSU's Atlanta Campus Testing Center

What we do:

College Testing Services supports academic testing for:

  1. applicants requiring compass placement tests for admission to Georgia Perimeter via our 5 Testing Centers
  2. (Note: The COMPASS test is not offered online).
  3. supports academic testing by arranging and scheduling the required proctored exams for students in online classes as well as compass placement and exit exams for Learning Support
  4. Exams that demonstrate prior learning - CLEP & DSST
  5. We also do remote testing and proctored tests for other colleges.

A full list of services can be explored in the menu to the left. If you wish to make an appointment to schedule a Placement Exam, please go to our appointments page. Otherwise you should contact the test center of your choice for availability.

Please note before testing:

Students with documented disabilities who require special testing conditions should contact the Center for Disability Services

Prospective students and guests will need a valid government issued photo identification; currently enrolled students taking a test for GPC (exit COMPASS, final, make-up exam, etc.) will be required to present their JCard

About the Regents' Test:

Once a student has passed ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102, he or she will be considered exempt from taking the Regents' Test.

View all Regents' Test Exemptions

About National SAT and ACT Testing:

Scores on the national SAT/ACT tests may exempt students from COMPASS placement and Learning Support as well as the Regents' Essay and/or Reading tests.

National SAT Reasoning Test and Subject Test (GPC Code: 5711)

National ACT Test (GPC code: 0806) The following scores are effective for Fall Semester 2016

SAT Exemption Score ACT Exemption Score


Testing information - including scores - are not part of the "Directory Information", as set forth in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act