Testing Office

Computer-Based Testing

We offer a variety of computer-based tests at the Testing Office. Scores for all tests are available via your online account 2-3 weeks after completion. MAT, CLEP, and some PRAXIS tests also provide preliminary score results to you immediately after your test.

Please click on the tabs below to learn more about the test you’d like to take, and how to register
  • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)Open or Close

    CLEP (College Level Examination Program)

    How to Register: 1. Online (Test Registration): The College Board
    and
    2. Online (Center registration): Exam Registration Website
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times.
    Costs: 1. $87
    AND
    2. $34 (Center registration)
    Test Length: 1.5 hours
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 6 months
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Study Resources for the CLEP Exam

    Steps for Accommodation Request

    CLEP provides accommodations for test takers with disabilities, as described on their website.

    To request an accommodation for your CLEP test with the Testing Office

    1. Register Online (Test Registration) The College Board
    2. Email us at cc-testingoffice@umd.edu well in advance of the CLEP test you wish to take. Tell us that you wish to take a CLEP test with accommodations.
    3. In that email or by fax (301) 314-8408 submit documentation that indicates the type of accommodation you need. That documentation can be a letter from a relevant practitioner (school official, health care practitioner, or other relevant professional). That letter should be on the office stationery of the practitioner. The letter should indicate the accommodation you need. If you need extended time, the letter or other documentation should indicate the specific time extension needed, for example time-and-a-half, or double time.
    4. Please provide a phone number, email or other contact method through which we might reach you during the business day to schedule the date and time of your CLEP exam.

  • GRE (Graduate Record Examination)Open or Close

    GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

    How to Register: Online: Educational Testing Service
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times.
    Costs: $185
    Test Length: 4.5 hours
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 21 days (max 5x/year)
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Prepare for the GRE Test

  • MAT (Miller Analogies Test) Open or Close

    MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

    How to Register: Online: MAT Testing
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times.
    Costs: $73
    Test Length: 1 hour
    How Often can I take the Test? As often as you’d like
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid driver’s license + one additional valid form of ID
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport + one additional valid form of ID
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Preparing for the MAT

    Steps for Accommodation request:

    MAT provides accommodations for test takers with disabilities, as described on their website.

    To request an accommodation for your MAT test with the Testing Office

    1. Complete and submit the three required documents mentioned on the MAT website shown above. Those documents must be submitted to Pearson (not the University of Maryland Testing Office) by email MATScoring.Services@Pearson.com or by fax to Pearson at 1 -800-727-0811.
    2. Contact us at cc-testingoffice@umd.edu well in advance of the MAT test you wish to take. Tell us that you wish to take an MAT test with accommodations and let us know that you have submitted the documentation to Pearson. Provide us with contact information for you once we have received accommodation approval from Pearson. Please provide a phone number, email or other contact method through which we might reach you during the business day to schedule the date and time of your MAT exam.
    3. Testing Office staff will contact you when we have received accommodations approval from Pearson. Staff members will assist you in scheduling the date and time of your MAT exam.

  • PRAXIS (Individual Exams) Open or Close

    PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators
    (Individual Reading, Writing, or Math Exams)

    How to Register: Online: Educational Testing Service
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times
    Costs: $85 (1 test)
    $125 (2 tests)
    Test Length: 2 hours for Reading, 2 hours for Math, 2.5 hours for Writing
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 21 days (max 5x/year)
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Preparation Materials for the Praxis

  • PRAXIS (Combined Exams) Open or Close

    PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (Combined Exam)

    How to Register: Online: Educational Testing Service
    Times Offered: 8am nearly everyday
    Costs: $135
    Test Length: 5 hours
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 21 days (max 5x/year)
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Preparation Materials for the Praxis

  • PRAXIS II Open or Close

    PRAXIS II (Subject Exams)

    How to Register: Online: Educational Testing Service
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times.
    Costs: $85 (1 test)
    $125 (2 tests)
    $160 (3 tests)
    Test Length: Varies
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 21 days (max 5x/year)
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Preparation Materials for the Praxis

  • TOEFL Open or Close

    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

    How to Register: Online: Educational Testing Service
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times
    Costs: $180
    Test Length: 4.5 hours
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 12 days
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: TOEFL Quick Prep

  • ParaPro Open or Close

    ParaPro Assessment

    How to Register: Online ParaPro Testing website

    * If you have a disability or if English is not your primary language and you require an accommodation for either of these circumstances, please read the steps for accommodation request below.
    Times Offered: See registration site for dates and times
    Costs: $55 for test + $43 proctoring fee
    Test Length: 2.5 hours
    How Often can I take the Test? Once every 21 days
    ID Required (US Citizens): One valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license)
    ID Required (Non-US Citizens): One valid passport
    Study Guides and Test Prep Materials: Test Prep for the ParaPro Assessment

    Steps for Accommodation request

    1. Before scheduling a test at our center, you will need to request an accommodation via ETS. If you will be requesting a disability-related accommodation, please visit this website. If you will be requesting a language-related accommodation, please visit the testing accommodations website

    2. Once your accommodation has been approved by ETS and you have received an electronic copy of your letter from ETS, please forward that electronic copy by emailing it to cc-testingoffice@umd.edu. In your email message, please include your name and a phone number at which you can be reached during weekday daytime hours.

    3. Testing Office staff will call you via phone. In that phone conversation, Testing Office staff will need your credit card number so that we can purchase the ParaPro assessment for you. After the phone conversation with you, Testing Office staff will contact ETS to assure that your accommodation has been added to the ParaPro you purchase.

    4. Once our Testing Office has confirmed with ETS that your accommodation has been added to your purchased test, Testing Office staff will call you to schedule a date and time for your ParaPro test.