How will I be notified to take the ETS ® PP?
Check your Missouri Western email! Notification will be sent via email the first week of Spring and Fall semesters. A link to register for the exam is in the email. Please register as soon as you can as available time slots fill quickly. In order to provide social distancing in exam sessions, NO walk-in registration is permitted.

Why take the ETS®PP?
The ETS ® Proficiency Profile (ETS ® PP) is an online exam that assesses student learning in the areas of critical thinking, reading, writing and mathematics. It is designed for colleges and universities to assess general education outcomes and inform teaching and learning. Your scores will be compared to scores of other graduates across the nation. The success of Missouri Western students on the ETS ® PP influences the perceptions others have regarding the quality of MWSU programs and the value of your degree.

When do I take the ETS ® PP?
You will be sent an email with registration information if you are a Fall 2020 graduating senior. The exam must be completed prior to graduation and you are eligible if you receive the email.

What about taking the exam remotely?
Students preferring the option of remote proctoring will click the “Remote Proctoring” choice on the registration site. There is a cost of $20.50. After you register for remote proctoring, you will receive a new email with directions for taking the exam remotely.

What are the costs of taking the ETS ® PP?
Approximately 12 exams are offered each semester free of charge during the Spring and Fall. If you choose to use remote proctoring or fail to register for one of the free exam sessions, the remote proctoring will cost you $20.50.

What should I expect when I arrive?
Arrive early! Late arrivals will NOT be permitted to take the exam. You will need to present your Missouri Western ID and sign-in to take the exam. A personal profile will be completed online. Allow one hour for the exam.

What do I need to bring with me?
Bring your MWSU ID, a pencil/pen. A calculator will be provided for your use. You may not use the calculator on your phone or computer.

How am I notified of my score?
Your score will automatically display to you after the completion of the exam. You will have the opportunity to print your score after all students have completed the exam.

What if I need to cancel and reschedule the exam time that I signed up for?
Please email testing@missouriwestern.edu or call (816) 271-4410 (leave message if no answer), as soon as possible in order to cancel and reschedule your exam.

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