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Testing Services


NSU Testing Services Mission Statement

Testing Services employs innovative testing technologies to provide opportunities for prospective students, current students, graduates, faculty, staff, and local citizens to transform lives and communities by empowering individuals to maximize their academic and career potential. This is accomplished through localized faculty examinations and accredited examinations required by graduate programs or employers; which help individuals advance their pursuit of lifelong learning and professional advancement necessary to be engaged leaders and productive global citizens.

Services Provided

The Testing Center is equipped with over 40 computers in a quality test environment with state of the art workstations and test security systems. The Testing Center provides admissions testing for prospective students and academic testing to support ongoing assessment of continued student learning.

What to Expect When You Visit the Testing Center

  • Outstanding and supportive customer service by certified test administrators and proctors
  • A clean, comfortable and quiet test environment that is conducive to optimal test- taker performance
  • Collaboration between testing services staff, faculty and administrators to ensure that students receive University and national tests in compliance with educational and professional testing standards
  • Coordination with the NSU Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (O.A.S.I.S.) to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American's with Disabilities Act. These mandates prohibit discrimination of individuals with disabilities and ensurethat students with documented disabilities are afforded reasonable accommodations to have equal access to campus classes, activities, and resources.

For more information or to schedule a test appointment please contact Testing Services at (757) 823-2504 or

Career Interest Inventories

If you are uncertain about your major and would like help in identifying your strongest interests, feel free to take one of the interest inventories below.