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Do You Need to Take a Residual ACT, CLEP, Accuplacer or Other Test?

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Pearson VUE Testing Center


McKee Library 109 B


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Institutional Course Placement Testing

Accuplacer (CPTs)

New students referred to the Counseling Center for placement tests will be given the Accuplacer CPTs (computer placement tests). OPSU administers the reading, sentence skills, and elementary algebra tests for placement. Students must have a Testing Referral Form from the Office of Admissions specifying which test(s) are needed for placement. Students may test on a walk-in basis between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. If a student wants to retake a CPT in a specific area, there will be a $5 charge.

Accuplacer Sample Test and Answers

For apps and other Accuplacer test preparation resources see the

Accuplacer website


Regular Business Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00AM - 4:30PM

Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday

7:30AM - 5:30PM

Call to make an appointment - 580.349.1558


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Ramon, Rene
Title: Director of Counseling, Testing, Career & Disability Services
Office: ML 108 B
Phone: 580.349.1556
Email: Email Web Form

Extra-Institutional Learning Testing

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Students may receive CLEP credit by passing selected Subject Examinations with the grade equivalent of "C". Credit will be placed on the student's transcript when twelve resident hours have been completed successfully. The number of hours allowed is dependent on the requirements of the department in which the student majors, the certification sought, and the residence requirements of the University. All Prior Learning Assessment credits reflect a grade of "P" and no record is kept of unsuccessful attempts. The tests are given by appointment. The current fee per CLEP test is $87 and checks should be made payable to CLEP. An additional $20 institutional fee is required at the time the appointment is made.

CLEP Examination Test TitleOPSU Course NumberSemester Hours Granted
American Government POLS 1013 3
American History I HIST 13133
American History II HIST 13233
American Literature ENGL 3173/31833/3
Analysis & Interpretation of LiteratureENGL 24133
College AlgebraMATH 15133
Freshman College Composition **ENGL 11133
College Spanish SPAN 11144
Information Systems and Computer ApplicationsCIS 11133
Educational Psychology * EDUC 43133
English LiteratureENGL 3143/31533/3
General Biology BIOL 13044
General Chemistry CHEM 1135 5
Introductory PsychologyPSYC 11133
Human Growth and Development *PSYC 32133
Introductory Business Law BADM 31233
Principles of Management MNGT 38133
Introductory AccountingACCT 2103/22033/3
Principles of Macro-Economics BADM/ECON 21133
Principles of Micro-Economics BADM/ECON 21233
Principles of MarketingMKTG 39133
Introductory Sociology SOC 11133
TrigonometryMATH 16133
Western Civilization IHIST 22133
Western Civilization II HIST 22233

* CLEP examinations are not applicable for teacher education majors.
**Essay portion is scored locally and must be passed separately.
As approved by the Academic Council on April 19, 2000 with an effective date of April 19, 2000

Learn More About CLEP

Testing Registration and Resources

CLEP -The College-Level Examination Program? (CLEP) gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of 34 examinations.

ACT -Test Given to show college readiness. Required for entrance into undergraduate school.

ACT Residual -ACT Test given on an emergency basis right before a semester begins or before the scholarship deadline for OPSU. This test is only good for the campus it is taken on. This test will not meet requirements for athletes registering with NCAA.

Please contact the Academic Resource Center at 580.349.1558 to schedule.

  • Registration:
    • OPSU Counseling and Testing Office

SAT -Test Given to show college readiness. Required for entrance into undergraduate school.

GRE -The Graduate Record Examination is used for admittance into graduate schools.

The general test may be taken by computer at the Sylvan Learning Center in Amarillo, TX, Ph# 806-359-1037.

Subject tests may be taken on computer at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX, Ph# 806-651-2341.

MAT -The Miller's Analogy Test is given for for admittance into graduate schools.

LSAT -Law School Admission Test

MCAT -Medical College Admission Test

TOEFL -Test of Spoken English

OGET, OSAT, and OPTE -Certification Examination for Oklahoma Educators

GED -General Equivalency Degree