Testing Services

Please contact Nan Turner at 765-677-2257 or nan.turner@indwes.edu for information on any of the following tests.


The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses.

See CLEP information form for further details.
Cost: $105.00 ($80.00 exam fee plus $25.00 registration fee).

Math Competency (COMPASS)

The Math Competency test (also called COMPASS) is a computer-based multiple-choice test that evaluates students’ ability levels in up to five subject areas: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, College Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry.

Students may take this test twice before their junior year. Students may choose a test day and time in Center for Student Success. This is an untimed test, but generally does not last longer than an hour. There is no fee for this test.

For more information, as well as sample test questions, visit www.act.org/compass/tests/math.html.

Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

The MAT is an analogy-based test used as an entrance exam into advanced degree programs.

Cost: $65.00

Institutional SAT

The SAT Reasoning Test is a measure of the critical thinking skills you'll need for academic success in college. The SAT assesses how well you analyze and solve problems—skills you learned in school that you'll need in college. The institutional SAT is the same as the national SAT except that the scores are for IWU use only.

Cost: $67.00.

National Standardized Tests

  • ACT

The ACT assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

This test is given on the IWU campus on the national test dates. Contact the national sites for registration and any questions.

Center for Student Success

Barnes Student Center Suite 220
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953
Phone: 765-677-2257
Fax: 765-677-2140