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Certification and Other Tests Administered at BYU-Idaho

Pearson VUE Certification Testing

The BYU-Idaho Testing Center is an authorized Pearson VUE Testing Site providing inovative computer-based testing solutions for certification and select professional licensure exams. Pearson VUE provides a list of available Certification tests for a wide variety of disciplines and programs.

CASTLE Worldwide Testing

The BYU-Idaho Testing Center is an authorized CASTLE Worldwide Testing Site. For a list of available tests from CASTLE click here. CASTLE Worldwide provides a list of available Certification tests for a wide variety of disciplines and programs.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The BYU-Idaho Testing Center offers the CLEP. (See what is accepted at BYU-Idaho.) For preparation tips, visit the CollegeBoard Preparing for CLEP website.

CCTC and Other Tests

The BYU-Idaho Testing Center is a member of the Consortium of College Testing Centers. As a member we are happy to open our doors to you to take any test. Here's a basic guide to help you schedule and take your test here at BYU-Idaho.

  • Call us at (208) 496-1750 or e-mail us at testcenter@byui.edu to schedule a time and let us know about the test you will be taking (i.e., who will be sending it, the test format, where the results will be sent, etc.).
  • Contact the professor, institution, or organization responsible for the test and let them know you wish to take it here, at BYU-Idaho. You may provide our web page as reference so they can reach us and see the terms in which the test will be administered.
  • Confirm with us that everything has been taken care of a few days before taking your test.
  • Show up, pay any dues (we charge $5.00 per test, plus any other fee you may have to pay to take the test) and take your test.
When you finish your test, we will send it back to the professor, institution, or organization responsible for the test. You will need to contact them for your grade.

The Praxis Series

BYU-Idaho offers the Praxis teaching licensing certification tests. Click here to find information and to prepare for tests. For details on test dates at BYU-Idaho see the BYU-Idaho Praxis Information Page.

GED (General Education Development)

BYU-Idaho currently does not offer the GED High School Equivalency tests.

The National ACT

The BYU-Idaho Testing Center is an ACT testing site. Use the ACT Web Site to schedule your test.

ACT Residual

Prospective BYU-Idaho Students may take the ACT Residual exam if they meet the criteria set by the BYU-Idaho Admissions Office. The Adminssions phone number is (208) 496-1036.

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