RVCC Testing Center Earns National Recognition

Thursday, June 1, 2017
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The Raritan Valley Community College Testing Center has received “Test Center Certification” by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Certification criteria is very rigorous and is based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs.

RVCC was praised for maintaining high test administration standards and for providing excellent service to a wide variety of students and community members.

The RVCC Testing Center conducts admissions, placement and competency testing for the College in such areas as ESL, English and Mathematics, foreign languages and technological competency. It also administers make-up exams and tests for online courses. The Testing Center provides services to the community as well, proctoring tests such as CLEP, DSST and High School Equivalency. For addition information, visit www.raritanval.edu/admissions-information/testing-center.

The RVCC Testing Center is one of a growing number of test centers in the U.S. and Canada to be have completed the intensive certification process. The five-year certification can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards.

The National College Testing Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and high quality service in the administration of testing programs, offers certification to college and university test centers that demonstrate exemplary practices. NCTA membership numbers more than 2,200 testing professionals from 650 colleges and universities, as well as 50 test companies and organizations offering test-related products and service. For additional information, visit www.ncta-testing.org.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.



June 1, 2017

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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