- Testing Requirements to Attend HCC
The State of Texas and HCC require that all students must test to determine their readiness to enroll.
- Career and Technology Education Testing Requirments
All new HCC students should be assessed prior to their first enrollment on one of the State-approved tests or show exemption from the TSI state requirement.
- ASSET: Description and Cost
The Assessment Skills for Successful Entry and Transfer (ASSET) is a paper pencil administered test that assesses skills in reading, writing, and mathematics.
- CLEP: Description and Cost
The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses.
- COMPASS: Description and Cost
The Computer Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System (COMPASS) test assesses skills in reading, writing, and mathematics.
- Correspondence Testing: Decription and Cost
Test that are proctored from other colleges and universities.
- TEAS: Description
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) is an assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage.
- THEA: Description and Cost
The Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA; formerly TASP) test assesses skills in reading, writing and mathematics.
- Sample Test Questions
Access sample questions and practice tests for THEA, ASSET, COMPASS and COMPASS ESL.
- HCC Testing Locations
Find the nearest location to you.
- Re-Test Policy
When students take a test that could impact the educational choices they wish to make, sometimes students are unhappy with the assessment results and thereby wish to retest.
- Testing FAQs