Tests Available

Whether you’re seeking testing for apprenticeship, earning your GED or placing into Gateway courses, we have the right test for you! Browse our test options below and you’ll find information regarding test location, cost and helpful resources to assist you in preparing to take your test. For any proctored tests, we ask that you contact a member of the Testing Services team prior to scheduling your exam with student services. 

Tests available through Gateway’s Testing Services

Accuplacer Next Generation Placement Testing

The Accuplacer placement test helps us assess your knowledge and place you into appropriate level courses. 
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine
Cost: $15
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Apprenticeship Testing

If you’re pursuing an apprenticeship, your employer may require you to take the Accuplacer. For your appointment, you will need to know which sections of the test you are required to take. Please contact your union/agency if you are unsure.
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine
Cost: $15

Credit for Prior Learning (CFPL)

If you have prior knowledge or skills in a certain subject from work or military experience, you can save time and money by earning credit for prior learning. 
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine
Cost: $15
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Complete your high school education by earning your General Education Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).  
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine
Cost for in-person Math, RLA, Science and Social Studies exams: $39.75; Health test: no cost
Cost for Civics exam: $10
Cost to retake exam: $10

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Schedule your Kryterion test at Gateway through your test client’s website. As a Kryterion candidate, you will be responsible for adhering to all of Kryterion’s testing policies and security. 
Locations offered: Kenosha

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE testing is offered on all three campuses and you can schedule your test through Pearson VUE online.  As a Pearson VUE candidate, you will be responsible for adhering to all of Pearson VUE’s testing policies and procedures. Learn more about Pearson VUE testing through this video
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine

Proctoring Services

Gateway offers proctoring services on each campus for students who need to have a test or exam proctored for another school. If you’re interested in having your test proctored, please contact the Testing Services staff for your desired campus to discuss details and set up an appointment. 
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenohsha and Racine
Cost: $25


Gateway offers PSI testing which you can schedule through the PSI website. As a PSI candidate, you will be responsible for adhering to all of PSI’s testing policies and security procedures. 
Locations offered: Racine


Gateway Testing Services is an authorized provider for Scantron Certification and Licensing. To schedule your exam, please visit the Scantron website or via your exam provider. 
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine


The Health Education Systems, Inc. Admissions Assessment (HESI A2) is designed to assess basic learning skills and help gauge classroom success. In order to take the HESI A2, you must be admitted to the Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Physical Therapy or Surgical Technician program at Gateway Technical College. 
Locations offered: Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine campuses
Cost: $54 for Medical Laboratory Technician, Nursing/ADN, Paramedic to ADN Bridge, Practical Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant and Surgical Technology students; $44 for Dental Hygiene students
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The WorkKeys test is frequently used by businesses to assess potential employees’ skills in a variety of content areas. It’s also used by high schools to assess students’ skills for certain program requirements. For specific information on each subject, including free sample questions, please visit ACT’s WorkKeys Assessments page. Sign up by calling 1-800-247-7122 or visit any Student Services Center.
Locations: Kenosha and Racine campuses
Cost: $20 Per Exam Section