The Testing Center is located in the Kirk Library and offers college placement testing, proctored testing, and testing for other Centralia College academic classes.
Testing Center Rules
Current photo identification is required for all testing.
Only the tester is allowed in the testing room. Children and other individuals may not accompany the tester.
Electronics, food, and drinks are not permitted.
Sept. 16-Dec. 6
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 11: Closed
Wednesday, Nov. 6: 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Monday, Nov. 11: Closed
Thursday, Nov. 28: Closed
Fri. Nov. 29: closed
Accuplacer Next Generation College Placement Test
$15–English (reading), Math
$120–complete series, four tests
Non-Centralia College Courses Proctor Fee
Click here to pay for the Accuplacer Next Generation test online.
Remember to print out your receipt or have it available on your mobile device for the Testing Center staff.
- ACCUPLACER Next Generation assessment exam. See the College Placement Testing tab for study information and practice tests.
- GED equivalency test
- EMT Emergency Medical Technician certification exam
- AMT American Medical Technologist exam
- TEAS Test of Essential Academic Skills (for nursing admission)
- WEST Washington Educator Skills Tests
- National Testing Network / Public Safety
The college placement test is used to ensure accurate placement in English, reading, and math classes.
The test is computerized and adapts itself to your level of ability. To achieve your highest score, you are advised to review basic rules and concepts to advance to a higher level. Preparing for the test could result in a higher course placement, saving you time and money.
The test is not timed. No appointment is needed. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Allow two hours for testing.
A calculator is provided online. No handheld calculators are allowed.
Fees must be paid in advance at the Cashier's Office, located on the second floor of the Student Center Building, 8 a.m.-Noon or 1-4:30 p.m. weekdays.
Sample questions and guides
If you have a documented disability and request accommodations, apply for services through Disability Services, 360-623-8966. For accommodation requests for GED testing, please apply directly through Pearson Vue at www.ged.com.
Contact the Testing Center
Email Testing Center