Graduation Exit Exam

Is this your final semester at Nashville State?

If you are graduating with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Science in Teaching, or an Associate of Applied Science degree, you need to come take your Graduation Exit Exam.

Test Information

Find out more about the test and look at practice questions.

Test Format

  • Required if you are graduating with an Associate degree
  • Technical Certificates are exempt
  • Test must be taken in your final semester
  • 45 minute, computerized test of 34 critical thinking questions

Test Publisher Info

California Critical Thinking Skills Test Information

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All in-person test proctoring services at the Testing Center (all campuses) have been suspended until further Notice

Graduation Exit Exam:

If you need to take the Graduation Exit Exam, please email Spring 2020/Summer 2020 graduates can take the exit exam remotely from your own computer or electronic device.

The college is continuing to assess this situation and will share additional information regarding proctored testing as it becomes available.

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