Other Services

CLEP

The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course.

The list of accepted CLEP test scores is available in the College Catalog.

How long will it take?
CLEP tests are generally 90 minutes, however the language tests can take longer.
When do I get my scores?
You will receive an immediate score report for CLEP exams, except exams with essays, such as College Composition.
How much does it cost?
CLEP tests are $105. $85 is paid to College Board when you sign up for a voucher. $20 is paid at Mesa when you take the test. We accept debit and credit cards.
Do I need an appointment?
CLEP testing is by appointment only. To sign up for testing, please register at http://clep.collegeboard.com.

Testing is only available at the Southern and Dobson campus at certain times of day. Please call with your ticket number, gotten from Collegeboard, to set up an appointment.

Where can I practice?

There are practice tests available on the CLEP website

GED/ High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing

The GED test is a high school equivalency  examination developed by the GED Testing Service of the American Council on Education. The credential received for passing the test is widely recognized by colleges, training schools and employers as equivalent to a high school diploma.

How long will it take?

There are four parts of the GED test. Each part of the test is a different length:

Math - 115 minutes

Science - 90 minutes

Social Studies - 90 minutes

Reasoning Through Language Arts - 150 minutes

When do I get my scores?
Results are posted on MyGED® in less than 3 hours.
How much does it cost?
The Math, Science, and Reasoning Through Language Arts sections of the GED test are $35, while the Civics section costs $9.
Do I need an appointment?
Yes. GED testing is done at our Red Mountain and Southern and Dobson campuses on Tuesday – Thursday. Click here to sign up online. Note that you will need an official picture ID with you to take the test
Where can I practice?
Mesa Community College offers a preparation course designed to assist students with taking the High School Equivalency (HSE) test. The course consists of a placement test, placing students into HSE I, HSE II, HSE III. Each level consists of classroom instruction in the areas of: Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science Skills and Social Studies. Subjects will be reviewed through lectures, classroom discussion and substantial practice. Throughout the classes, the instructor will highlight the best approach to HSE test questions and general test taking skills.

Proctored Testing for other Colleges and Certification Testing

Proctoring of correspondence, eLearning, and certification exams are available by appointment only at our Southern and Dobson location. The proctoring fee is $20.00 for up to three hours. This testing is done by special arrangement. Please contact The Testing Center by email at testing@mesacc.edu or by phone at 480-461-7336 for more specific information.