Testing Center

Testing Center

Take your test.

The Testing Center provides a secure proctored environment for testing at Nashville State Community College to protect the integrity of all tests.

The Nashville State Community College Testing Center maintains and adheres to all standards set forth by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).

Find the test you need.

The Testing Center provides Accuplacer placement testing, CLEP College Level Examination Program, Graduate Exit Exams, and other proctored testing.

Appointments are required for testing on all Nashville State Community College Campuses.

Learn more about the college's Responsible Return to Campus plan.

Schedule Testing appointments and find specific test instructions at your campus:
Humphreys County
ADA Appointments – All Campuses

Please note: Testing on all campuses require appointments. Students must register at least two business days in advance.

Testing with Accommodations

Students who require accommodated testing are required to make appointments two business days in advance with the Access Center.

For testing with accommodations: schedule testing appointment online or call 615-353-3721.

Testing Center Update

We are now testing on campus by appointment for Accuplacer and CLEP exams for Nashville State students. All other in-person test proctoring services at the Testing Center (all campuses) remain suspended until further notice.

The Testing Center staff continue to work, Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm, to assist students, faculty, and staff. Please contact us by email at testing.center@nscc.edu.

The college is continuing to assess this situation and will share additional information regarding proctored testing as it becomes available. Stay up-to-date through the college Coronavirus page.

Updated Accuplacer Placement Exam Information

Are you ready to take your placement exam at Nashville State Community College? Options for Fall 2020 remain available to enable you to move forward and register for classes without placement testing, see below:

Important Information:

  • Students are not required to take a placement exam. You can elect not to test and simply register for learning support courses if you do not have prior test scores or college credits that place you at college-level.
  • Students may choose to take the placement exam. Currently the exam is being offered remotely by Examity, an online proctoring service. If you prefer to take the test remotely, Examity's online proctoring service fee is $25. For more information on testing remotely with Examity, please email testing.center@nscc.edu.
  • Students may register directly for college courses with a high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4 point scale within the last 5 years without taking a placement exam. (Summer and Fall 2020 only)
  • Students may schedule an appointment to take the test.

Updated Graduation Exit Exam Information

If you need to take the Graduation Exit Exam, please email testing.center@nscc.edu. Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 graduates can take the exit exam remotely from your own computer or electronic device.


Main Campus
S-217, S Building
615-353-3565 or 3564

Southeast Campus
Room 1115

Clarksville Campus
Room 114

Humphreys County Campus
LRC/Testing Center

Dickson Campus
Room 104

Mission Statement of the Nashville State Community College Testing Center

The Testing Center of Nashville State Community College subscribes and adheres to the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.

The mission of the Nashville State Community College Testing Center is to support the academic goals of the College by providing a multitude and variety of testing services in a quiet, secure, and proctored testing environment.