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April 19, 2014

CLEP

(College Level Examination Program)

CLEP Test Information 

**As of July 1, 2012 exam fee has increased to $80**

Students can earn course credit at UTPA in a wide variety of subject areas through CLEP Subject Examinations, which are standardized computer-based 90-minute multiple-choice test.

IMPORTANT! UTPA does not grant CLEP credit for a class in which you have received a letter grade. CLEP credit cannot be used to clear Financial Aid deficiencies.

RETEST POLICY: The COLLEGE BOARD policies require that you wait 6 months before retaking the same CLEP examination.

Registration is now available only ONLINE, using a debit/credit card or checking account.  Please click below for steps on how to register today!

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It is recommended that you register ONE WEEK in advance.  Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. STANDBYS are welcome. No cash will be accepted.

To find out more information on registering, schedules, fees and UTPA's requirements for receiving CLEP credit please call us at 956-665-7583.

Please visit www.collegeboard.com/clep for exam descriptions and to download study guides (additional fees do apply.)

 

 

WebCAPE

Foreign Language Proficiency Test

Webcape Information & Guidelines 

UTPA Official Implementation Procedures

The WebCAPE is a foreign language proficiency test approved by The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Modern Languages for demonstrating second language proficiency in the following languages: Spanish, French or German. The purpose of WEBCAPE is to help students meet the language proficiency and graduation requirement which is currently part of the undergraduate degree programs. Please speak to your advisor to see if this exam is suitable for you.

Registration is available only ONLINE, using a debit/credit card or checking account.  Please click below for steps on how to register today!

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You must register a minimum of ONE WEEK in advance, registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. STANDBYS are welcome. No cash will be accepted.

 

 

TExES Examination of Educator Standards

Computer-Administered Test (TExES CAT)

 
 

For a complete list of exams please view the following flyer:

TExES CAT Exam Listing

For registration information please view the following flyer:

 TExES CAT Registration Information

 

Special Accommodations:   For computer-administered testing, your request for accommodations should be submitted as early as possible. Documentation review takes approximately six weeks once your request has been received. Please contact TExES at: 1-866-387-8602 or 1-609-771-7780 for further information.

 

Praxis I Exam


http://www.ets.org/praxis

The PRAXIS I Academic Skills Assessments are designed to be taken early in a student's college career to measure reading, writing, and mathematics skills. The reading, writing, and mathematics assessments are available through either a paper-based or computer-based format.

Test Fee: Please refer to PRAXIS Bulletin at http://www.ets.org/praxis

Test Dates: Monday thru Saturday at 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM

Registration may be done by phone if paying with credit card by calling 1-800-853-6773. If paying with check or money order you must go by the University Testing Services Office to register. NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

 

GMAT
http://www.mba.com

For Registration Information please view the link below:

 GMAT Registration Information

 

Special Accommodations:Testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet certain eligibility criteria and properly document their request. To register as a test taker with a disability, you need to obtain a copy of the Supplement for Test Takers with Disabilities. You can order a copy by downloading it at www.mba.com or by contacting GMAT® Customer Service at the numbers listed above.

You may also email your request to:GMATCandidateServicesAmericas@pearson.com. Include “Attention: GMAT Disability Services” on any emailed messages.

 

TOEFL iBT (International TOEFL)
http://www.toefl.org

The TOEFL iBT tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The test helps students demonstrate that they have the English skills needed for success.

Important Notes

Test Dates: Please visit www.toefl.org or call 1-800-GO-TOEFL (1-800-468-6335) for available test dates.

Registration: Register to take the TOEFL iBT using one of the following methods.

Online: For faster and convenient service, register at: www.toefl.org. A valid credit card is required (American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, or VISA), or an electronic check if you have a bank account in the U.S.
**The deadline to register online is 7 days before the test date. **

BY PHONE: You must call to register at least 7 days before the test date. Valid credit card is required. Call 1-800-GO-TOEFL (1-800-468-6335).

BY MAIL: If you do not want to register online or by phone fill out the Registration Form located in the center of the Information and Registration Bulletin or online at www.toefl.org.

Walk-in registration is NOT available for TOEFL iBT.

Fees: $170 (U.S.)

Appointment Length: 4.5 hours.

Score Reports: ETS will send an examinee score record to you and official score reports to designated institutions 15 business days after you take the test. You can view you scores online for free. Please visit www.toefl.org for online posting and mailing dates. Test results cannot be given sooner than 15 business days after the test date. Test Centers do not provide receipts or printed score reports. Examinees must select their score recipients during registration. They cannot be selected at the test center.

Retests: An examinee may take the TOEFL iBT test more than once. Each test date is considered a separate administration. An examinee is allowed to test only once per day.

Test Takers with Disabilities: Please contact ETS Disability Services concerning nonstandard testing accommodations by calling toll free to: 1-866-387-8602 (U.S. & Canada) or 609-771-7780 (all other locations) or visit www.toefl.org for further information.

GRE Revised General Test
http://www.ets.org/gre

In August 2011, the GRE revised General Test replaced the GRE® General Test. Featuring the new test-taker friendly design and new questions, the revised test more closely reflects the kind of thinking you'll do in graduate or business school and demonstrates that you are ready for graduate-level work.

Please visit www.ets.org/gre for further exam details, FREE PREPSoftware & test-taking strategies.

TEST TAKERS WITH DISABILITIES Nonstandard testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet eligibility criteria. To obtain information regarding special accommodations please contact ETS directly at 1-866-387- 8602.

 

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