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Testing Center FAQs

Test times are scheduled to allow time to complete by closing time. The testing center at Southern Tech is currently open Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm and on Fridays from 8am-4pm.

2610 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401

The testing center is located on the west side of building 100. Look for the green curbs and the testing center sign.

Most exams can be scheduled through our Register Blast scheduling page.

However, exams for external vendors must be scheduled through the vendors webpage. For example, to schedule a GED exam you will go directly to the GED website to schedule and pay for that exam. Or if you can’t find what you are looking for please contact our testing center at (580) 224-8202 for assistance.

Please contact the testing center at (580) 224-8202 for assistance.

No, it is an untimed exam that covers reading, writing, and arithmetic. It consists of 20 reading questions, 25 writing questions, and 20 arithmetic questions.


Study Help

Yes and no. If you haven’t had any testing in the last 5 years such as the ACT then you will need to take the Accuplacer. However, if you have already taken a test such as the ACT or the Accuplacer before and it has been less than 5 years then you can give a copy of your scores to your career advisor to look over. If you met all the required scores then you will not have to take the Accuplacer.

Yes, but you must be at least 16 years old. And you will need the Release Form for 16 and 17-year olds. It must be signed by a parent/guardian, an administrator from the school district in which you reside saying you are no longer enrolled in school anywhere, and then have it notarized. The school usually has a notary on staff in the office. Once the form is complete you will bring it in to the testing center for the proctor to approve you for testing. Otherwise, GED will not let you schedule your test until you turn 18 years old.

The GED tests are $34 per subject area. There are 4 subject areas you must pass. The language arts exam is 155 minutes, the social studies exam is 75 minutes, the science exam is 95 minutes, and the math exam is 120 minutes. You can take each subject area 8 times per year. There is no waiting period between your first three test attempts. However, after your third test attempt there is a 60-day wait period.

Once you have passed all tests with a 145 or above you will need to go here: