COMPASS Test at Idaho State University

Administration of COMPASS Placement tests.

  1. A $7.00 fee will be charged for each section of the COMPASS test. An additional $7.00 fee will be charged per section for any retakes of the COMPASS test.

  2. English & Math Placement Chart

  3. Students wishing to take the COMPASS test should call 208-282-2622 ahead to schedule a testing time.
    Testing is available at the following locations
    Pocatello Testing Center
    Graveley Hall, 2nd Floor So.
    (208) 282-4907
    English, Math, & Foreign Language Testing
    Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    College of Technology
    Student Services Office
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 282-2622
    Meridan Center
    1811 East Central Drive
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 373-1700
    Idaho Falls Center for Higher Education
    1784 Science Center Dr.
    English, Math, & Foreign Language Testing
    By appointment: (208) 282-7750
    Twin Falls, College of Southern Idaho
    ISU Resident Center Evergreen Building
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 736-2119
    Blackfoot Outreach Center
    1443 Parkway Dr. #3
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 785-1848
    Soda Springs Outreach Center
    139 W. 2nd S.
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 547-3843
    Preston Outreach Center
    16 S. 100 W., Suite C
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 852-3566
    American Falls Outreach Center
    206 Idaho St.
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 226-1009
    Malad Outreach Center
    30 N. 100 W.
    English, Math Testing
    By appointment: (208) 766-2281
    Montpelier Outreach Center
    Montpelier Plaza, Suite 5
    English, Math Testing
    Thursdays by appointment: (208) 847-4230

  4. Students must wait a minimum of one day to retake the same section of a COMPASS Test.
  5. A PHOTO ID is required in order to take a COMPASS test.
  6. Plan approximately 45 minutes to complete each test section.
  7. There is no limit to the number of times a student can re-test.
  8. The student should always be provided with a paper copy of the COMPASS test.

COMPASS Information for Outreach Centers

  1. The COMPASS test is also administered at the outreach centers in American Falls, Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Malad, Montpelier, Preston, Soda Springs, and Twin Falls. For those located in a rural area or out of state, there are options available. Contact Counseling and Testing at (208) 282-2130 for specific information.

  2. Scores can be entered into the computer system before or after a student has been accepted for admission to ISU.

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