College Testing Services
NOTICE OF SAT CANCELLATIONDue to the inclement weather, all GSU facilities, including those of Perimeter College, were closed on Saturday 01/23/2016; therefore the SAT test scheduled for that day at the Newton Campus was cancelled. The make-up day for this exam has been scheduled for 02/20/2016. Parents and students should contact the College Board SAT Administration with any questions or concerns:
Customer service: 1-866-756-7346
You may also direct questions to Newton Campus Testing at 770-278-1280
The mission of the Georgia 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.
What we do:College Testing Services supports academic testing for:
- applicants requiring compass placement tests for admission to Georgia Perimeter via our 5 Testing Centers (Note: The COMPASS test is not offered online). We are now scheduling appointments for applicants online via the "Student Sign Up" system.
- 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
- Exams that demonstrate prior learning - CLEP & DSST
- 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.
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 2015
|SAT Exemption Score||ACT Exemption Score||SAT/ACT MATH for Dual Enrollment Students|
|MATHEMATICS - 500
CRITICAL READING - 480
|MATHEMATICS - 21
ENGLISH - 20
|SAT/ACT MATH - 440/18|