The Student Testing Program provides students opportunities to receive credit in areas of demonstrated academic proficiency, which is measured utilizing credit by examination programs. When academic proficiency is demonstrated, the University is then able to grant the student appropriate advance standing, elective credit, or equivalency credit as approved by University policy. The following examinations are utilized and/or accepted in the Testing Program:

American College Testing (ACT) Program - National and Residual Assessments


Accuplacer Basic Skills Test

CollegeBoard Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

CollegeBoard SAT College Admission Test

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams

Departmental Exams

The Student Testing Center facilitates protocols, procedures, and test administration. These functions are in cooperation with the University Registrar, who reports the credit, and respective academic departments. The respective academic departments establish criteria for performance required on Credit by Examination tests and other testing for which credit is waived or granted.

When utilizing the Student Testing Center, students must fully comply with all testing protocols and the university’s academic integrity policy.

Miscellaneous testing services offered at the University include Accuplacer and foreign language testing. Exams not offered, but for which information resources are available, include GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, MAT, ExCET, TExES, NTE, TOPT, and TOEFL.

Townsend Memorial Library offers a variety of online practice tests including the GRE, MCAT, LSAT, TOEFL, GMAT, and NCLEX. Simply access the library’s homepage and look for Learning Express Advantage in the list of databases.

For further information regarding Credit by Exam and other examinations, access the following website: https://go.umhb.edu/resources/testing/home or contact:

UMHB Student Counseling, Testing & Health Services

UMHB Box 8437

900 College Street

Belton, Texas 76513

Office: (254) 295-4696

Fax: (254) 295-4196

E-mail: nwilliams@umhb.edu