Testing Services

Testing Services

Testing Hours:  Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Placement Tests:  No appointment needed.  Bring a valid photo ID (such as a driver's license, passport, or current high school ID) and your Maricopa ID number (register for one online at my.maricopa.edu).  Placement testing usually takes about 1.5 to 2 hours.  The testing office is located in the Komatke B building (south end of campus).

Details about Placement Testing--Maricopa County Community Colleges use the Accuplacer & Writeplacer tests to determine initial course placement in English, Reading and Mathematics courses. Placement testing is required for new students.  Placement tests are not timed.  For more information, please click the Placement Testing link on the left.  To prepare for the placement tests, see the Related Resources box on the right.

Nursing Entrance Exam--The HESI A2 exam is required for students applying to the MCCCD Nursing Programs (AAS degree at any Maricopa Community College.) The fee is $40. The HESI A2 exam is a four-hour timed test.  To find out more about what is on the Hesi test, please click the Hesi A2 link on the left.

E.S.L. Testing--The CELSA exam is a 45-minute timed exam for English Language Learners.  To find out more about the CELSA test, please click the ESL Testing link on the left.

Proctored Tests--Students attending other colleges or universities may request to have a test proctored here with proper protocol and scheduling. The cost for proctored exams is $20 per test.  Call 623-935-8860 to schedule a proctored test.

Make-Up Testing--Contact the Instructional Testing Center. https://www.estrellamountain.edu/academics/instructional-testing-center 

Testing for Online Math and Science Classes--Contact the Instructional Testing Center. https://www.estrellamountain.edu/academics/instructional-testing-center 

Testing for students with disabilities--If you have a documented disability, including a learning disability, and would like to discuss possible accommodations, please contact the Disabilities Resources and Services Office at 623-935-8863 or by email at drs@estrellamountain.edu

GED Testing--EMCC no longer offers GED testing.  However, the following local sites do offer GED testing:

Rio Salado College in Avondale – (480) 377-4402

Rio Salado College in Surprise – (480) 377-4260

Rio Salado College Northern Campus – (480) 377-4200

Western Career Institute – (602) 492-9223

       GED Transcripts are available through the Arizona Department of Education at http://www.azed.gov/adultedservices/hse-transcripts/

       GED Test Preparation--www.ged.org

       GED Contact Information--GED Testing Services 1-877-392-6433, email help@GEDtestingservice.com.