Welcome to the Shippensburg University Testing Center

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Mission Statement

The primary focus of the Shippensburg University Testing Center is to provide placement testing to incoming, first-year students and transfer students. Our Testing Center is committed to providing a high quality, comprehensive assessment services that align with the College's mission and adhere to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines. In addition, testing services are provided to members of the community. Please read below for additional information.

What is Placement Testing?

Our General Education Program requires our students take various courses to develop certain skills and competencies. The mission of Placement Testing is to determine whether or not students are adequately prepared to succeed in these courses. We determine level of proficiency by testing Math and Writing (English). Click on each test to learn more.

The Shippensburg University Testing Center also provides an optional Reading test for students who are required to take Developmental Reading & Study Skills (RDG:050) and wish to challenge their placement in that course. Click on Reading to learn more about the Reading Challenge Test.

Testing Lab

Additional Information about Placement Testing:

Registration for Testing

Testing Procedures

Alternate Testing Sites

Placement Testing Forms

Other Tests Offered:

Millers Analogies Test (MAT)

Optional Math Testing

Proctoring Services

Additional Resources:

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Frequently Asked Questions