Assessment Center Testing

Tests at the Assessment Center are administered by appointment only. Admission testing is free, but there is a fee for HESI and non-admission test that must be paid at the time of scheduling.

Requests for testing accommodations must be made at the time of scheduling.

  • Admission Assessments

    Admission assessments are used to determine academic preparedness for Tulsa Tech programs. With the exception of the HESI, admission assessments are free. Applicants must have a current Tulsa Tech application on file prior to testing.

    Applicants may test twice between January 1 and June 30 and twice between July 1 and December 31. The Assessment Center also accepts ACT and SAT scores taken within five (5) years of applying to Tulsa Tech (not applicable to Practical Nursing applicants).

    • General Information

      • »  All applicants must bring a valid government-issued photo ID when they arrive to test. We accept a Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, or Military ID.
      • »  All assessments are computerized; scratch paper and pencil are provided by Assessment.
      • »  NO outside calculators are permitted; a calculator is provided within test platform.
      • »  Scores are available upon completion of the assessment and are valid for three years.
    • Accuplacer

      Accuplacer is an untimed, multiple choice test given to all Adult Aviation and Adult Health program applicants except Practical Nursing, Medical Coding, and Medical Health Records.

      • »  We administer the Next Generation Reading and Next Generation Arithmetic subject tests.
      • »  The difficulty level of the questions is based on your response to the previous question.
      • »  An on-screen calculator is available only for selected questions, as set by Accuplacer.
    • TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education)

      TABE is an untimed, multiple choice test given to high school applicants and adult applicants to full-time general programs.

      • »  We administer the Reading, Math Computation, and Applied Math subject tests.
      • »  High school applicants are given TABE Level D, and adult applicants are given TABE Level A.
    • HESI Admission Assessment (A2)

      HESI is a timed, multi-subject Admission test given to all Practical Nursing program applicants. PN applicants will be charged an exam administration fee.

      More detailed information about the HESI Assessment

      • » The HESI A2 is timed at 3 hours 50 minutes.
      • » The test covers five subject areas: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Math, Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology.
      • » Applicants must have a valid email address to create a required Evolve account on the day of the test.
      • » Applicants must achieve a minimum of 70 percent each in Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Mathematics as well as a minimum cumulative score of 350.
  • Non-Admission Assessments

    The Tulsa Tech Assessment Center proctors WorkKeys, Accuplacer, TABE, and online-based exams on behalf of other institutions. We also offer an 8th grade reading proficiency exam for students to obtain a driver’s permit. Non-admission assessments may require a proctoring or exam fee.

    • Reading Proficiency Exam (TABE D)

      Reading test given to high school students needing documentation of 8th Grade Reading Proficiency for their Driver’s Permit—first exam is free; fee charged for retesting.

      • » Testers must bring a copy of their birth certificate and a photo ID (may use school or state ID or an accompanying parent/guardian may present a photo ID).
    • WorkKeys

      Foundational work skills assessments that measure an individual’s readiness to enter the workforce in particular jobs/industries.

        • » We administer all WorkKeys subject-area assessments for individuals or companies, including the three tests required to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)—given through the Oklahoma Department of Career Tech.

      WorkKeys Price List

      Individual WorkKeys Test
      $15 each

      Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, Applied Tech, Talent or Fit (Does not include Business Writing or Observation)

      Specialized Individual WorkKeys
      $20 each

      Business Writing or Workplace Observation

      WorkKeys CRC Test Package
      $45 each

      Includes Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents,

      WorkKeys Company Test Package
      $55 each

      Includes Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents, and Applied Tech

      WorkKeys Customized Package
      Must call Assessment Center