Online Testing Registration
*Testing by Appointment Only*
The COMPASS test and MyMath Test are available on the Bristol, Blountville, Elizabethton, and Kingsport sites. Testing in Blountville is available several days each week. It is available in Kingsport several days each month, and limited to once a month in Bristol and Elizabethton. There is a $5.00 testing fee for first time test takers. A reminder will be sent to your email account. For practice tests and more information, go to COMPASS. All scheduling is completed online. (Northeast State also proctors COMPASS for non-Northeast State students who will attend other colleges. The testing fee is $25.)
The cost for each CLEP exam is $105; $80.00 is paid to the College Board and $25.00 is paid to Northeast State. Scheduling a CLEP test requires two steps. First, create an online account at the College Board and pay the $80.00 per exam. The $80.00 fee cannot be paid in the Testing Center. The $25.00 CLEP Registration fee must be paid at the Cashier's Office (Room P203A) on the second floor of the James Pierce Administration Building on the main campus in Blountville prior to testing. This fee may be paid on the same day of the scheduled test. Go to CLEP for information about study materials and CLEP exams accepted for credit at Northeast State. The Testing Center is located in room C2106, in the General Studies Building. Next, schedule a testing date at Northeast State by clicking below.
INFS (CSCI) Credit-by-Exam. The Request for Credit by Examination Form must be obtained in Room F211 of the Faculty Office Building. After obtaining the form, a test date may be scheduled. The exam is only available on the Blountville campus. The $25.00 fee must be paid at the Cashier's Office (Room P203A) on the second floor of the James Pierce Administration Building on the main campus in Blountville prior to testing. The Testing Center is located in C2106, in the General Studies Building.
Distance Education and Employee Certification exams
. Northeast State proctors computer-based and paper exams for Distance Learners and certification tests for employers. It is the responsibility of the test-taker to make sure Testing Services has your test and/or proctoring information. Home institutions or companies may email us at testing@NortheastState.edu
for verifying information. Test-takers are responsible to pay postage when paper exams must be mailed back to the home institution. There is a $25 fee for each proctored exam. Please check the online schedule for availability. If dates are not available, then email us at testing@NortheastState.edu
. The $25.00 fee must be paid at the Cashier's Office (P203A) on the second floor of the James Pierce Building before testing. The Testing Center is located in room C2106, in the General Studies Building.
Exit Exam (Proficiency Profile/Exit Exam). This exam is required for graduation. Testing is available on the Blountville and Kingsport campuses. When scheduling a test date, select the location, test date, and time. Provide your name, phone numbers, and an email address. A reminder will be sent to your email account. Only students who have submitted a graduation application and received notification from the Office of Admissions and Records may test.
Nursing Entrance Exams. The A2 is required for all students applying to Northeast State's A.A.S. Nursing program. Testing will be available March through May 29, 2015. The LPN to RN exam is only for those LPNs who have completed the core classes and are applying for the RN summer program. Go to the Nursing Entrance Exams to click on the LPN to RN Registration Form.
The dates for the exams are not posted. The first step is to submit the A2 or LPN to RN registration form and pay the $50.00 (cash only) exam fee paid at the Cashier's Office (Room P203A) on the second floor of the James Pierce Administration Building on the main campus in Blountville or at the Blazier-Wilson Hall at 222 West Main Street in Kingsport.
Second, Counseling and Testing Services will send an email within three business days with an access code. One must have an access code in order to schedule a test date online. Dates will be available in February for the LPN to RN test. Dates for the A2 will be available April - May. The A2 Registration Form will be available February 16, 2015.
For information about RODP exams and to schedule a test, go to RODP
*Midterms: March 2-6 *Finals: May 4-6
Make-Up Tests. Students may only take a make-up test after they have received the proper paperwork from their instructor. Students who schedule a make-up exam without instructor approval will not be allowed to test. The Testing Center is not open every day, so it is very important to schedule a date. Click below and follow the prompts for selecting a day and time. If after checking the calendar you determine that days are not available for your make-up test, contact Testing Services at 423.354.2587. Photo identification (driver’s license or Northeast State ID) is required for admittance to testing.
Email or call if you need additional information:
testing@NortheastState.edu or 423.323.0211