Exit Exam for Graduates

The ETS Proficiency Profile (Exit Exam) is used to assess general education courses. It consists of 36 multiple choice questions and takes about 60 minutes to complete.

This exam is not a pass/fail exam.

Although the exam is not a pass/fail, it is important for students to perform their best in order to support the decision making and performance funding of the college.

Who is required to take the Exit Exam?

All graduating Associate degree students are required to take the Exit Exam. Students completing the Certificate programs are not required to take the ETS Proficiency Profile (Exit Exam) Test. Before scheduling your Exit Exam, please be sure to:

Step 1: Complete your Intent to Graduate including the Official Signature and submit it to the Records Office.

Step 2: Once the Records Office has successfully processed your Intent to Graduate, you will receive an email with next steps including the exit exam.

Step 3: Student will email Testing to request appointment. The email should include the student's full name, student ID#, telephone number and Columbia State email address.

How to apply:

Email Testing Services at TestingServices@ColumbiaState.edu 



ETS Exit Exam Sample Questions

Scores and more information:

Test results are available for graduates to view and/or print at the end of their test session.