The Department of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment (DIRPA) primarily offers two types of tests: national exams and institutional exams. Descriptions of each type, including specific exams offered, follow. If you have questions about how to sign up for a test, please contact us via mail, phone or fax.
P. O. Box 17200
Jackson, MS 39217
Phone: (601) 979-2616
Fax: (601) 979-4054
DIRPA administers numerous exams for undergraduate and graduate admissions purposes as well as for licensure or certification. The results of these exams are valid at most institutions of higher learning and at other locations as appropriate to the specific exam. More information regarding each of these exams is available by clicking on the respective exam name below. Additionally, registration for many exams can be done directly through the provided links.
DIRPA administers several exams for current and prospective JSU students. Unlike national exams, scores for these exams are valid only at JSU. Dates and deadlines regarding these exams are noted on the testing calendar for the department and other University related media.
DISCLAIMER: During certain peak times we may not be able to accommodate your requested test date (Example: Mid-term and Finals Week), so please call well in advance.