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The Academic Testing Center administers a variety of tests to both college and prospective college students, and to area residents as needed.  The following tests are of particular importance to prospective Nicholls students:  American College Testing (ACT), the ACT Residual, and the ACCUPLACER tests.  These tests are used for English and mathematics placement.  Other tests administered by Academic Testing include the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests and the Nicholls Advance Credit tests.  The proctoring of correspondence course testing is also available.  More detailed information about each test can be found by clicking on the links to the left.

Confidentiality
The Testing Center maintains confidentiality of documentation and test scores.  This office will not release or discuss any part of the student’s documentation without the student’s informed and written consent.  Test scores will not be given over the telephone.  Students must contact the Testing Center by emailing elaine.benoit@nicholls.edu or calling 985.448.4462 to obtain a copy of their scores.

Testing Fees
Testing fees are listed below.  Payment options include cash, check, or money order.

Test Nicholls
Students
Non-Nicholls
Students
ACCUPLACER Mathematics
$10 Not Applicable
ACCUPLACER Writing
$10 Not Applicable
ACCUPLACER
(Nicholls as a remote site)
$20
ACT Residual $50 Not Applicable
CLEP* $20 $40
Correspondence
$20 $40
*Additional fee assessed by College Board.

To schedule a test please call 985.493.2596.

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