The Testing Centers for Edison State College provide testing services for students at each of the four Charlotte, Collier, Hendry Glades, and Lee locations. Testing is a critical part of student progression. It is the mission of each Testing Center to provide a comfortable, secure testing site in order to facilitate this progression.
The following testing services are provided by Edison State College. Check each location for testing services offered and hours of operation:
Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.) is used to determine placement in English, mathematics, and reading courses. Visit our P.E.R.T Testing Information page for placement testing requirements. If you would like information concerning P.E.R.T. testing locations and hours visit http://www.edison.edu/testing/placement#schedule.
Edison Online (Distance) testing services are available on all campuses and at the Hendry/Glades Center. Testing locations, hours, and procedures are on the Edison website at http://www.edison.edu/online/testing.php
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Placement Test is used to determine placement for students whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from a US High School. Students may be required to take the English proficiency test before PERT placement testing is administered. For more information visit the English for Academic Purposes website.
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program. More than 2,900 accredited institutions of higher education award credit for satisfactory scores on CLEP exams. The current college catalog should be consulted for Edison State College minimum passing scores and course equivalents.
HESI is a standardized examination used nationwide by nursing schools to assess college level knowledge in the areas of biology, anatomy and physiology, math, vocabulary, reading, and grammar. The score of this exam is one of the three categories used to compute admission scores for the Entry Level Nursing Program and the Advanced Placement Nursing Program. For more information concerning the HESI exam schedule or registering for the exam, visit https://www.edison.edu/assets/pdf/academics/programs/asnursing/HESI-Exam-Schedule-Registration-Form.pdf.
The Mobility Exam may only be taken by students applying to the Advanced Placement RN Bridge Program. Mobility exams can only be taken by LPN’s (if applicable) or all currently licensed Florida CVTs, RTs, or Paramedics. For more information concerning the Mobility exam schedule or registering for the exam, visit https://www.edison.edu/assets/pdf/academics/programs/asnursing/Mobility-Exam-Schedule-Registration-Form.pdf.
Edison State College charges the fees listed below for Testing Services:
|CLEP (Administrative fee)||$25.00|
|College Placement Testing - P.E.R.T. (for other Florida Colleges)||$25.00|
|Test Proctoring (for other Colleges or Universities)||$40.00|
Fees may be paid at any Edison State College Cashier’s Office.
A receipt of payment must be presented to the Testing Staff prior to testing.
Students may get more information about testing by contacting the Testing Center on each campus and at the Hendry/Glades Center. Click the campus name for more information.