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Florida Basic Abilities Test (F-BAT)

The Florida Basic Abilities Test (F-BAT) was created to fulfill the needs of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to test candidates for the corrections, correctional probation and law enforcement institutions. The test was developed to measure basic abilities at the minimum level required upon entry into basic recruit training programs.

There two separate and distinct F-BAT Exams: 

    Designed for those individuals wishing to enter the field of Law Enforcement.

    Designed for those individuals wishing to enter the field of Corrections.

The exam is 2 hour time limit with 104 questions. Examinees are allowed 3 exam attempts in a 12 month calendar period.

For more information, please visit the F-BAT website at: For additional information please visit the FDLE website at:

F-BAT Schedule:

Kendall Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
F 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
North Campus -
School of Justice (SOJ)
Room 9108
Must visit the Bursar's Office (1154), prior to testing
M, W, R 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM (Two Sessions per day)
Wolfson Testing Walk-in basis M, T, W, R 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
F 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Note: Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Hours of Operation.



     PAY▼ FEE▼
F-BAT Assessments administered at Kendall and Wolfson. ($30.00 for the exam and $15.00 testing fee cost)
Assessments administered at North, please visit the Bursar's Office (room 1154) and retrieve testing fee info.
MDC $45
per test
Note: Testing fees are subject to change.
MDC testing fees are non-refundable/non-transferable. Examinees testing at Kendall and Wolfson must pick up a payment form at the Testing Center and submit it to the Bursar's Office prior to taking an MDC fee related test. Examinees testing at North must complete a payment form from the Bursar's Office prior to taking an MDC fee related test. The testing fee payment can be made with cash, money order, or credit/debit card. Make sure to save the receipt for proof of payment.

MDC administers the test at:

Kendall Testing
11011 SW 104 Street
Building R, 5th Floor
Miami, FL 33176
Kendall Map
(305) 237-2341
(305) 237-0679
North Campus - School of Justice (SOJ)
11380 NW 27th Ave. Suite 8324 Miami, Florida 33167-3495
North Map
(305) 237-1476
(305) 237-1807
Wolfson Testing
300 NE 2 Avenue
Room 3104
Miami, FL 33132
Wolfson Map
(305) 237-3011
(305) 237-7622

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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