The Student Services Office at Waycross College administers three major tests:
Unless special permission is given, all participants in these examinations must be Waycross College applicants or students.
The Student Services Office also administers tests for off campus agencies or other colleges as requested.
Waycross College offers an Institutional SAT option for students attempting admissions to Waycross College and its affiliated programs. Students receive a Math score and an English which will help determine placement needs and admissions.
There is a $55.00 charge for all persons taking the SAT at Waycross College. Students must submit a registration form and payment by the deadline listed on the form.
This computerized Placement Exam is used to determine the appropriate levels of English and Math courses for individuals entering Waycross College. The college offers remediation or developmental studies for students with deficiencies in these areas. Students must retake and pass the COMPASS exam to exit the developmental courses.
Entering students will be notified by the Admissions Office as to if and when they need to take the COMPASS test and which parts (Math, English, or both Math and English) are required. The student will then be directed to be in contact with the Student Services Office to set up an appointment for testing. The COMPASS exam is given by appointment only! There is no charge for this test
The College Level Examination Program provides students with the opportunity to receive college credit by examination in academic areas in which they are proficient. Backed by the College Board, CLEP is the most respected, widely accepted credit-by-examination program of its kind. More than 4 million college students have accelerated their degree programs using CLEP--earning a degree in less time and at less cost.
Waycross College students can participate in this program through the Student Services Office. Interested students should contact the Student Services Office for information about the CLEP test and setup an appointment to take the test. More information about the CLEP test may be attained online at www.collegeboard.com.
The fees for CLEP tests are as follows and should be paid when you arrive to take the test.
|$77.00||made payable to CLEP (checks only)|
|$ 5.00||Test proctor fee for Waycross College|
The following CLEP tests are available for credit at Waycross College:
Composition and Literature
History and Social Sciences
Science and Mathematics
Instructions for testing: Students must arrive 1/2 hour before the test time for check-in and instructions. Each test should take approximately 3 hours. Contact the Student Services Office for more information at 912-449-7600.
^CLEP Credit will not count as passing the Regents' exam.
*CLEP Credit will not count as fulfilling the US and Georgia History requirements nor the US and Georgia Constitution requirements mandated by the Georgia Legislature.