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Mission statement

Testing Programs and Services provides a secure, comfortable and distraction free environment for all testing clients. We are committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of your personal information and records.

Who we are

National test center

Kansas State University is one of a number of national test centers to ACT Inc., provider of the American College Test (ACT) assessment; Educational Testing Services, provider of the PRAXIS Series Tests, the General Record Exam (GRE) and the Test of English for Foreign Language (TOEFL); and The College Board, provider of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) assessment and College Level Examination Program (CLEP).

Controlled test center

We are also a controlled test center to a number of organizations that produce, require, or manage high stakes testing. Organizations include ACT Inc., Castle Worldwide, Law School Admission Council, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), Pearson Vue, Performance Assessment Network, and The Psychological Corporation.

What we do


We offer assessments for students currently enrolled in high school up through undergraduate college preparing for graduate school.

Certification and licensure

Kansas State University serves as a regional test center for a number of high stakes Internet-based test providers who offer certification and licensure exams to undergraduate, graduate, and community and workforce clients.

Credit by examination

We offer students a variety of credit-by-examination opportunities through College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the DANTES Subject Standardized Subject Tests (DSST). Students may earn academic credit in specific courses by successfully completing exams accepted by their current institution.

Entrance and professional exams

We can help you find testing information and other program resources to assist you with preparing, registering, and completing your entrance and professional exams.


Any person seeking proctoring services for correspondence courses, distance study and other non-K-State exams may be proctored at the test center provided they meet and comply with the identification and fee requirements.

Request this service by completing a Request for Proctor form

Hours of Operation

Our hours of operation is Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 P.M. Testing hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturday testing is reserved for national and corporate testing clients.

Contact us

You can reach our office by phone at 785-532-6492, or e-mail