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Testing Center

The Testing Center is located in the Kirk Library and offers proctored testing services for Basic Education for Adults (BEdA), English as a Second Language (ESL), eLearning, and other Centralia College academic classes.

Current photo identification is required for all testing.

Electronics, food, and drinks are not permitted.


  • Testing Center Hours
    Sept. 17-Dec. 7
    Monday Thursday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    Exceptions Friday, Oct. 12 - closed
    Tuesday, Nov. 6 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Monday, Nov. 12 - closed
    Thursday, Nov. 22 - closed
    Friday, Nov. 23 - closed
  • Testing fees
    Accuplacer College Placement Test
         $15–Reading, Writing, Math
         $10–single test/re-test

    GED
         $120–complete series, four tests
         $30–single test

    Non-Centralia College Courses Proctor Fee
         $25

    Click here to pay for the Accuplacer test online.
    Remember to print out your receipt or have it available on your mobile device for the Testing Center staff.


  • Tests Offered

  • College Placement Testing

    The college placement test is used to ensure accurate placement in English, reading, and math classes.


    The test is computerized and adapts itself to your level of ability. To achieve your highest score, you are advised to review basic rules and concepts to advance to a higher level. Preparing for the test could result in a higher course placement, saving you time and money.


    The test is not timed. No appointment is needed. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Allow two hours for testing.


    Calculators
    A calculator is provided online. No handheld calculators are allowed.

    Test Fees
    Fees must be paid in advance at the Cashier's Office, located on the second floor of the Student Center Building, 8 a.m.-Noon or 1-4:30 p.m. weekdays.

    Sample questions and guides:


Accommodations

If you have a documented disability and request accommodations, apply for services through Disability Services, 360-623-8966. For accommodation requests for GED testing, please apply directly through Pearson Vue at www.ged.com.