Testing for High School and Transfer Students

Our Testing Services staff support a broad community of learners by offering math placement test proctoring for high school students and students who have recently transferred to WSU. 

Read through the information below to find out more about what we offer, and contact us at 509-335-4511 if you have any questions. 

Math Placement Exams

There are several math placement exams used by universities in Washington. Make sure you understand which math placement test is required by the institution you wish to attend.

  • ALEKS WSU Math Placement Exam

    This test is for incoming Washington State University students. More details and records are available from the WSU Math Department.


    COMPASS is used by some secondary education institutions, but not Washington State University. The COMPASS is not currently available at Testing Services but is offered at the Gladish Community Center in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.  

    More details are available from the institution that directed to you to take the exam or the COMPASS website.