Missouri State University - West Plains

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP)

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Graduating students should take the CAAP exam as part of the capstone course in the final semester.


The CAAP is a set of standardized tests developed to test college skills at or near the end of two years of college. There are six CAAP tests: Writing Skills, Reading, Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Science Reasoning and Essay Writing. It is ultimately used to assess education outcomes for Missouri State University-West Plains.


Contact testing services at (417) 255-7943 at least 24 hours prior to the test date.

Testing Location:

Testing services unless otherwise noted.



On the date of the test bring the following items:

  • Two number 2 pencils;
  • Missouri Driver's Licenses or Non-Driver ID and
  • Calculator

Contact Information:

Testing Services

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

Hours of Operation:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

CAAP Testing Dates

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