*If MATH 1513 is required for your degree and your score is between 243 and 275, you must take MATH 1052 or MATH 0213 or MATH 0115 to prepare for MATH 1513.
Course Placement Tests (CPTs)
Cameron University uses Accuplacer: Next Generation for all Course Placement Tests. These tests are used to determine a person’s readiness for college-level classes in math, reading, and English. The Next Generation tests are scored in the 200-300 point range. Each test is between 20-25 questions and they are not timed. Students can download a free practice app at https://practice.accuplacer.org/login. Register for Course Placement Testing at www.registerblast.com/Cameron.
Days and Times: We offer Course Placement Testing on Monday, Thursday, and Friday with in-person sessions at 9am and 2pm and virtual sessions at 9:30am and 2:30pm. In-person sessions are held in North Shepler, in the 5th floor Testing Center. Temporary Parking Permits are available by request. Virtual sessions are conducted via Zoom.
Cost: This test is free to students up through their first semester at Cameron. After a student has attempted or completed a semester at Cameron, there will be a cost of $15.00 per attempt.
Retest Options: Students may retake any sections of the Course Placement Test as many times as they would like. However, there is a waiting period between each attempt to allow the student time to use the practice and app and prepare. There is a two week waiting period between the first and second attempt, and a 30 day waiting period for each subsequent attempt.
On-Campus ACT (American College Test)
Please note: The Testing Center will be offering these services at limited capacity due to the restraints of social distancing. Please check back for updated information.
On Campus ACT's are offered once per month
Cameron University encourages students to take a National ACT exam for admission and scholarship purposes. However, if a student is unable to take a national exam, he/she may take an On-Campus ACT exam.
Students may only take the On-Campus ACT exam once during the year in which the respective On-Campus ACT examination is valid (November 1 through September 30) and the test date shall not coincide with a national ACT test date.
The Testing Center offers the On-Campus ACT by appointment once a month, usually on the second Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Please arrive by no later than 12:30 the day of the test. The ACT exam starts at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Students are required to make an appointment prior to the testing date.
To register for an On-Campus ACT, register online at https://www.registerblast.com/cameron/exam.
Students will receive a copy of ACT scores in approximately two business days.
On-Campus ACTs can only be administered to those individuals who are enrolled at Cameron, have been admitted to Cameron, or are in the process of applying for admission to Cameron. Score reports from the On-Campus ACT are only valid at Cameron, and a copy of the score report will be forwarded to the Office of Admissions.
The fee for the test is $50.00, to be paid online with a credit card at the time of registration or with a check or money order made payable to Cameron University. Checks or money orders should be presented at the Testing Center on the day of the exam. A photo I.D. must be presented for admission to the test. Acceptable forms of I.D. include driver's license, military I.D., or current passport.
Test takers may bring a calculator to use on the math portion of the exam.
Study guides are available on the ACT website.
Institutional TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
The Institutional TOEFL exam is given in the Testing Center three times a year, by appointment only (additional exams will be given as necessary, contact the Testing Center for upcoming dates). You must register online at least one week prior to the exam. This is to ensure we have time to order the appropriate amount of test materials.
The next TOEFL test dates will be July 12-16, 2021.
Purpose and make-up of exam -
Exam can only be used for admission to Cameron University.
Evaluates the English proficiency of students whose native Language is not English.
Each test uses a timed multiple-choice format to measure the ability to understand North American English.
Each exam is given in a single session of about two and a half hours. Each session consists of three timed sections:
- Listening Comprehension (35 min.)
- Structure and Written Expression (25 min.)
- Reading Comprehension (55 min.)
Where do I get study material?
Additional study material can be found at www.toefl.org
When will exams be given?
At least one month prior to each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Available test dates can be found our registration page at https://www.registerblast.com/cameron/exam., or you can call the Testing Center at (580) 581-2502.
How do I register for the exam?
Register at this link and pay total $70.00 fee with credit card: https://www.registerblast.com/cameron/exam.
Cost of exam -
The total fee is $70.00.
What score is required and when will I get my scores?
Score required: 500
Score required for graduate enrollment: 550
Scores will be available within 2 business days
What should I bring to exam?
Try to arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to start time
Bring a valid, current photo ID (Student ID, Military ID, Driver’s License, current passport)