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Testing and Proctoring services available to the public
Want to test out of a class?
Our Tests for DU Course Credit Chart will help you match tests to DU equivalent credits.
Where to test at DU?
Find the most convenient location for you: Tests, Locations and Hours
We can help speed up your degree, custom-fit your schedule, and more.
We provide services in a secure and comfortable test environment designed to support personal professional and educational goals. Davenport University Testing Centers commit to providing:
- An environment conducive to test taking success
- Placement testing for new DU students
- Testing accommodations for students with ADA requirements
- Proctored testing for instructors and distance learning courses
- A secure testing environment with an emphasis on confidentiality and security
- Professional, experienced and courteous staff
Appointments are strongly suggested due to the increased volume of testing
Walk-in testing will be accommodated as time and seat availability permits
Entrance & Placement Testing
Our Testing Center staff is here to help you navigate your choices and answer any questions. Your Academic Advisor can also help you decide which tests should be part of your degree plan.
You may be required to complete placement testing when you begin your classes at Davenport University. These tests determine your current proficiency in core subjects areas. You can’t fail these tests, but higher scores may allow you to start with more advanced classes. Sometimes it's also possible to receive college credit for these tests.
Testing for College Credit or "Testing Out" of a Course
Want to test out of a class? These standardized tests are the equivalent of passing a class and receiving credits toward your degree. See which test fulfills which class requirement. It's a great way to accelerate your academic plan and can also help save on tuition costs.
You may also want to consider getting credit for your life and work experiences. See our Credit for Prior Learning page.
Professional Certification Testing
IT careers sometimes require or prefer professional certifications in addition to your degree. These certifications are an assurance that your skill set is current and meets a a high standard. Professional certifications can also help you stand out in a competitive job market.