Missouri State University - West Plains

Academic Profile

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Students who are preparing to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University-Springfield. This exit exam is required for all graduates of the completion programs offered through the West Plains campus, as well as students attending classes in Springfield. You should have completed 90 credit hours before taking this exam.


The assessment program at Missouri State is designed to assist in the development and maintenance of the highest quality programs and services. The information gathered in this process is used by University administrators, department heads, the faculty and staff to evaluate and improve both academic and non-academic offerings. Because the success of this program requires widespread cooperation from the entire University community, it is the policy of Missouri State that all students are expected to participate in the assessment process. This participation may include, but not be limited to: the assessment and evaluation of basic skills, general education, programs in the majors and minors, continuing education and surveys of the various components of the students' educational experiences.


To register for a testing date, call the testing services at (417) 255-7943.

Students approved for test accommodations should contact disability services at (417) 255-7943.

Testing Location:

Gohn Hall




Please make sure you are at least five minutes early. If you arrive to the assessment after the scheduled start time, you will have to reschedule. Also, you will need to stay for the entire session.

When you come to the assessment session, please bring the following items:

  • Your student identification or driver's license (if you do not bring identification you will not be allowed to take the assessment)
  • Two number 2 pencils;
  • A four-function, non-graphing calculator

Contact Information:

Testing Services

Garnett Library Mezzanine
304 W. Trish Knight
West Plains, MO 65775
Victoria Howerton, Coordinator of Testing and Prior Learning Assessment
P: (417) 255-7943
F: (417) 255-7944

Hours of Operation:

8:00 AM-7:00 PM

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Walk-in Hours:

8:30 AM-11:30 AM

3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Academic Profile Testing Dates

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