University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College offers testing at the Main Campus in North Little Rock and the Little Rock South Campus near the Pulaski and Saline County line. The Testing Center at the main campus is located in Campus Center Building, Room 240. Testing Services at the South campus are located in the Student Services Building.
Testing Center Information:
The ACCUPLACER assessment measures math, reading and writing abilities. The ACCUPLACER test determines whether students need to take developmental courses. First time college students must score a 55 or higher on the ACCUPLACER reading test to be admitted to UA - Pulaski Technical College.
You will be required to take the ACCUPLACER before being admitted to UA-PTC if:
ACCUPLACER Preparation Materials:
You can utilize our ACCUPLACER preparation materials to get ready for the test. We encourage all students utilize these resources. The ACCUPLACER determines placement into Reading, Writing, and Mathematics courses. Preparing for this test can save a student time and money.
The KAPLAN (Nursing Entrance Test) is required for admission to the Practical Nursing program at UA - Pulaski Technical College. The KAPLAN is given and may only be taken twice (2 times) from mid-January until Mid-April. The KAPLAN is given the first Saturday of each month. The KAPLAN is a timed test and takes approximately 3 hours to complete. The KAPLAN test is $50.
CAPE (Computer Adaptive Placement Exam):
Computer Adaptive Placement Exams (CAPE’s) are designed to assess the student’s skill level in Spanish, French, or German. The CAPE allows for accurate placement in Spanish, French, or German courses without meeting prerequisite courses. Students do not earn credits by taking the CAPE.
CAPE is offered in the Testing Center at the Main Campus (2nd floor of the Campus Center Building, Room 240) on Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesday’s 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
CAPE is offered at the Little Rock-South site Thursday (Student Services, Room 101) from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Typing Placement Exam measures current skill level in keyboarding to place students in the correct Keyboarding course. Students do not earn credits by taking the Typing Test but can be placed into keyboarding courses without taking prerequisite keyboarding courses based on their scores. There is no fee for the typing test. The typing test usually takes 5-10 minutes to complete.
The Typing Test can be taken at Main Campus, Campus Center Building, room 240 during the following times:
Tuesday - 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday - 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Proctored Exams for non UA-PTC Students:
Students not currently enrolled at UA-PTC can take proctored online or pencil and paper exams at the UA-PTC Testing Center. Colleges will be assessed a $35 fee per proctored exam. Proctored exams can be scheduled by contacting the Testing Center at [email protected] or calling (501) 812-2787.
Credit by Examination:
Credit by examination evaluation for CLEP, AP, DANTES, or certification and licensures, etc is available under the college’s Prior Learning Assessment policy.
Testing Center Contact:
University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2787
Fax: (501) 812-2787