National Tests

This is a list of major national tests offered at BYU-Idaho with links to their official websites.

To see BYU-Idaho specific instructions use the first BYU-Idaho link. You can find or request study guides from the BYU-Idaho University Bookstore.

    American College Test (ACT) - ACT Information
    ACT Official Site
    Automotive Service Excellence Exam (ASE) ASE Official Exam
    College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) - CLEP Information CLEP Official Site
    COMPASS Placement Testing - COMPASS Information COMPASS Official Site
    Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) MBA.com
    Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) LSAT Official Site
    Miller Analogies Test (MAT) - MAT Information

    MAT Official Site
    Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers (Praxis) - Praxis Information
    Praxis Official Site
    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) TOEFL Offical Site

    ACT (Residual Exam)
    Prospective BYU-Idaho Students may take the Residual ACT exam if they meet the criteria set by the BYU-Idaho Admissions Office. The Admissions phone number is (208) 496-1300.

    ACT (National Exam)
    The BYU-Idaho Testing Center does not currently offer the National ACT. To schedule a time to take the ACT test at another approved site, please visit the offical ACT Web Page. 

    Automotive Service Excellence Exam (ASE)
    BYU-Idaho offers proctering services for the automotive service excellence exam. Contact the Testing Center for more information and to schedule a time to come in and take the exam. 

    CCTC and Other Tests
    The BYU-Idaho Testing Center is a member of the Consortium of College Testing Centers.As a member we are happy to open our doors to you to take any test. Here's a basic guide to help you schedule and take your test here at BYU-Idaho.
    • Call us at (208) 496-1760 or e-mail us at testcenter@byui.edu to schedule a time and let us know about the test you will be taking (i.e., who will be sending it, the test format, where the results will be sent, etc.).
    • Contact the professor, institution, or organization responsible for the test and let them know you wish to take it here, at BYU-Idaho. Our website may be used for contact and test administration information.
    • Confirm with us that everything has been taken care of a few days before taking your test.
    • Show up, pay any fees, and take your test. (We charge $5.00 per test plus any associated testing fees.)

    When you finish your test, we will send it back to the professor, institution, or organization responsible for the test. You will need to contact them for your grade.

    College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    The BYU-Idaho Testing Center offers the CLEP (See what is accepted at BYU-Idaho.) For preparation tips, visit the College Board Preparing for CLEP website. For a current list of which tests qualify for BYU-Idaho credit, access this site through records and registration.

    GMAT
     All scheduling, payments and information for the GMAT can be found at MBA.com. 

    GED (General Education Development)
    BYU-Idaho does not currently offer the GED High School Equivalency tests.

    Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
    The Law School Admission test is a half day test for those preparing to enter law school in the United States and/or Canada. The test is broken up into five different sections, each section is 35-minutes in length. The test will be offered 4 times per year with many shcools requiring that the test be taken in december. It is advised that the test be taken early in the year to be prepared.

    Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
    BYU-Idaho offers the Miller Analogies Test for students preparing for graduate school. The cost of the exam is $60 and can be paid through the testing center webpage on the BYUI website (Pay Here). Testing times are from Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. This exam can be scheduled by contacting the testing center to verify times for testing. On the day of the exam remember to bring a Photo ID and to schedule at least 1 hour to take the exam.

    Pearson VUE Certification TestingThe BYU-Idaho Testing Center is an authorized Pearson VUE testing site providing innovative computer-based testing solutions for certification and select professional licensure exams. Pearson VUE provides a list of available certification tests for a wide variety of disciplines and programs.

    The Praxis Series
    BYU-Idaho offers the Praxis teaching licensing certification tests in both the computer-based and paper/pencil based formats. Click here to find information and to prepare for tests. For details on test dates at BYU-Idaho see the BYU-Idaho Praxis Information Page.