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Testing Fees

The Miami Dade College Institutional Test Administrator (ITA) initiates the annual testing fee review process each Fall and the approved testing fees are effective July 1 of the following Summer.

 

Fees:

   CRITERIA  PAY▼ FEE▼
ACCUPLACER (CPT) First attempt for placement no charge. MDC NO FEE
Placement purposes (retakes). MDC $10.00
High school students no charge.
(The 2015 high school graduates are assessed a retesting fee effective June 5, 2015; the 1st day after the M-DCPS last day of school.)
MDC NO FEE
TABE Career and Technical Education program criteria (conversion) purposes. MDC $10.00
ACT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
ALF Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
CART There is no fee for MDC students. MDC NO FEE
CASAS Placement purposes only for Adult Education students.
MDC $10.00
Post-testing MDC NO FEE
CCE The cost of each exam is $1.00 per course-instructional hour. For example, the cost of taking an exam for a 10-clock-hour course would be $10.00. Publisher
or MDC
Fee varies
CLEP Credit by exam (all attempts). 
Payments to CLEP are due on your scheduled test date. CLEP prefers payment via credit card (check or money order is also accepted for the payment that is payable to CLEP).
Note: The $80 CLEP payment is made online through the publisher's website at clep.collegeboard.org
MDC $35.00
Publisher $80.00
DANTES-funded military and military approved candidates (first attempt only).
Note: DANTES will no longer fund CLEP exams for spouses and civilians of the Air National Guard.
MDC and
Publisher
NO FEE
COMPASS/ESL First attempt for placement no charge.
MDC NO FEE
Placement purposes (retakes). MDC

$20.00

COMPASS/INRTN Examinees from other institutions. MDC $45.00
CPE Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
CSP Beginning on May 12, 2008 MDC students are required to pay a fee in order to take the CSP. Course exemption (all attempts). MDC $30.00
CST Applicants referred by MDC's Human Resources. MDC NO FEE
Distance Learning Minimum charge of $30 for the first hour. Plus $30 for each additional hour or fraction thereof. MDC Fee varies
DSST (DANTES) Credit by exam (all attempts). Including civilians and non-funded military candidates.  MDC $35.00
Publisher Starting at $80.00
DANTES-funded military and military approved candidates (first attempt only).
Note: DANTES will no longer fund CLEP exams for spouses and civilians of the Air National Guard.
MDC and
Publisher
NO FEE
EPT Placement purposes (all attempts). MDC NO FEE
F-BAT Assessments administered at Kendall Testing. ($30.00 for the exam and $15.00 testing fee cost) MDC $45.00
per test
FCB Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fee varies
FTCE Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
GED-CBT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
GKT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
GRE Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
HESI A2 There is a non-refundable/non-transferable fee for each test date. If you are unable to attend your prearranged test date, there is no possibility of a refund or transfer to another test date. Please make every effort to keep your scheduled test date. MDC $65
Institutional Departmental Credit-by-Exam The registration must be completed at the Registrar’s Office and fees need to be paid by each term’s published deadline. MDC $30.00
per credit
Insurance Community Education insurance courses pre-certification exam. MDC $20.00
IT Exams Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fee varies
LSAT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
MOUS Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fee varies
MPRE Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
MSSC Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
ACTFL Pay in advance, at least 10 days before the confirmed test date. (non-refundable)  MDC $35
Certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)*
*No Show Fee (Cancellations are accepted up to 2 hours prior to test time) -$55
Publisher $139
Certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview by Computer (OPIc) Publisher $70
PEd Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
PERT First attempt for placement no charge. 
MDC NO FEE
Placement purposes (retakes). MDC $10.00
High school students no charge.
(The 2015 high school graduates are assessed a retesting fee effective June 5, 2015; the 1st day after the M-DCPS last day of school.)
MDC NO FEE
Algebra 1 EOC Option for Private Middle School Students Transitioning to Public High Schools. The fee was implemented April 12, 2013. MDC $10.00
PRAXIS I Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
Prov Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fee varies
Real Estate No fee for end-of-the-course Real Estate exam.  MDC NO FEE
SAE Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
SAT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
SOCE Affiliated and unaffiliated examinees.
To view FDLOE posted fees for Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers, click here.
MDC NO FEE
Publisher Fee varies
Sylvan/Experior Prometric Prometric testing fees vary. Please contact the publisher for paymnet information at 1-800-755-3926 or www.prometric.com Publisher Fee varies
TABE Entrance and Exit purposes for Career and Technical Educational (vocational) MDC students. This includes entrance and exit TABE exams for MDC Fire Science (all attempts).
MDC $10.00
Placement purposes only for Adult Education students. MDC $10.00
No fee for post-testing Adult Education students. MDC NO FEE
TOEFL iBT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
TOEFL (Institutional) Offered at the Medical Campus for a certification program for foreign medical professionals. MDC $40
UExcel Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees
Virtual College No testing fee for Virtual College exams. MDC NO FEE
Other Fees This fee is used for testing examinees from other institutions or agencies - e.g. ACCUPLACER, PERT, COMPASS, CSP, TABE, Wisconsin Placement Exams. Maximum scheduled administration time is three hours. Plus $15.00 for each additional hour or fraction thereof. This fee includes sending scores to other institutions or agencies (all attempts).
Note: This fee is not used for course related testing such as Distance Learning Examinations.
MDC $45.00
Minimum
Official score reports to examinees, another institution, or an agency (all requests). Must fill-in and submit a Test Scores Release Form MDC $10.00
Note:
MDC testing fees are non-refundable/non-transferable. Examinees 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. 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.

 

Reimbursement for Veterans:

Great news for veterans! The GI Bill offers reimbursement for veterans who take eligible tests, including CLEP and other tests offered at MDC. This means that eligible veterans may schedule a test with MDC, pay the testing fee, take the desired test available, and request reimbursement from the VA. For more information please visit the following links:




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