Mission Statement

The mission of ABAC- at Bainbridge Testing Center is to assist students and the surrounding communities in assessing their knowledge, skills, and abilities as relate to higher and continuing education by providing a wide range of testing opportunities. The ABAC at Bainbridge Testing Center strives to provide a secure and comfortable environment for students and professionals on their journey to success.

Testing Hours:
Monday- Thursday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday – By appointment only (Closed during the Summer Semester)

Tests Offered

Challenge Exam/CLEP

Challenge Exam – Challenge Exams are exams developed by ABAC at Bainbridge instructors.  These exams allow a student to demonstrate that he/she can meet the learning objectives of a specific course. With the successful completion of a Challenge Exam, the student will earn credit for the specific course.  Challenge module is $50 with $15 proctor fee.  This exam is ONE attempt only. Contact the testing center to schedule an exam.

CLEP – The College -Level Examination Program allows students to earn credit for college courses based on exams scores.  The list of CLEP exams and minimum scores that are accepted by Bainbridge State College can be found in the catalog.

To schedule a CLEP test :

  • Purchase your exam at the CLEP web page.
  • Schedule your appointment by calling or stopping by the testing center.


ACCUPLACER is a comprehensive, integrated system of sophisticated computer-adaptive placement assessments, diagnostics, and remediation support designed to evaluate and strengthen students’ skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Delivering results immediately and accurately, ACCUPLACER helps answer the challenges of accurate placement and remediation. Multiple-choice ACCUPLACER tests are untimed, so you work at a pace that’s comfortable for you. The Write Placer test is timed 60 minutes.

Students will be tested in the following subject areas:

Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Skills, and Write Placer.

You can prepare for ACCUPLACER, by taking advantage of the study tools and resources offered. Use these tools to become familiar with the types and format of ACCUPLACER test questions. They can help you identify the academic areas where you may need a little help, and prepare to improve.

These free Sample Questions give you examples of the types of questions you’ll see when you take the ACCUPLACER test. It is useful for some fast and simple preparation prior to taking the test. Click here for sample questions. 

ACCUPLACER Testing Fees: If taking the ACCUPLACER for anything other than being admitted into ABAC at Bainbridge, there is a fee of $20. If retaking a section of ACCUPLACER, there is a fee of $10 per section.

Retesting Policy: One retake is allowed per section, except in Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra, students are allowed two retakes each for these two sections only.


Proctored Exam

Proctored exams require students to take an exam in a controlled location under the supervision of a proctor, who monitors students during the exam period. If the student is from another college and would like to use the ABAC at Bainbridge Testing Center as a proctor, it is the student’s responsibility to provide any required proctor forms.  The coordinator of the testing center can complete the form with the necessary information and return it by fax, scan, or email.

Contact the testing center to schedule an appointment. Tests are administered during our regular office hours.

Proctored Exam Fee: Free for currently enrolled ABAC at Bainbridge students, $15 per proctored exam for Non-ABAC at Bainbridge students.

Proctor Information:

Ashley Williams, Testing Coordinator
Phone: (229)-243-3026
Fax: (229)-248-2623
Email: ashley.williams@bainbridge.edu

Strong Interest Inventory Test

The Strong Interest Inventory Test is a powerful tool that can help people make satisfying career decisions. Whether starting out in a career, thinking about a change, or considering education options for career preparation, the wealth of information reflected in Strong Interest Inventory Test results can be a great benefit. Understanding the Strong Interest Profile can identify a career focus and begin the career planning and exploration process.

Keep in mind that the Strong Interest Inventory Test measures interests, not skills or abilities, and that the results can be used as a guide toward rewarding careers, work activities, education programs, and leisure activities.

Strong Interest Inventory Video 


ACT Residual

The Institutional or “residual” ACT is administered to students who have applied for admission into ABAC and were unable to test on a national test date . Skills are assessed in the areas of English, Math, Reading, and Science. Scores from Residual Testing are reported only to ABAC for admission, course placement, and advising purposes.


Upcoming Residual ACT dates for ABAC-Bainbridge:

Monday, June 4 9:00am- 1:00pm  $65

Monday, July 9  1:00pm- 5:00pm   $65

Monday , July 30th 1:00pm – 5:00pm $65


The Residual ACT scores can ONLY be used for ABAC. Students may not order Additional Score Reports for any other college or use their scores for any other college.

You must wait for a minimum of 60 days between retests.




HESI A2 Exam Dates
RN Students
ABAC at Bainbridge amd Blakely

Day Time
Tuesday, March 27 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday, April 5 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, April 17 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, May 8 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, May 17 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, May 22 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, June 5 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday, June 14 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, June 19 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday, June 28 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Total testing time allotted is four hours
Cost: $75 (non-refundable)



BAINBRIDGE SITE E-mail: testing@bainbridge.edu
In your email include your first name, last name, testing date, and telephone number.

NOTE: If testing in Blakely at the Early County Center, please contact Kimber Sellers at 229.724.2444 or kimber.sellers@bainbridge.edu. 


The Testing Center is located in Student Services (Building 300).
Please contact our office with any questions at (229)-243-3026 or email ashley.williams@bainbridge.edu.


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