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ACAT-N is administered in unsupervised settings and is identical in content and scoring to the ACAT Online.
  • is ideal for distance programs where students do not take exams at testing centers.
  • scores can be received by e-mail within minutes, regardless of when or where it’s taken.
  • can easily be used to obtain precise comparative data for on-campus and distance programs.
If your department is not already using the ACAT-N, you will need to select the areas to appear on your version. If you are already using the ACAT or ACAT Online, the ACAT-N will contain the same areas unless you tell us otherwise.
Place your order online or download an order form and send it by mail or fax. You must provide a purchase order, purchase card number, or prepay your order for it to be processed.
Your authentication codes will be sent to you by e-mail approximately 2 weeks before your first planned administration. You will also receive administration instructions and other paperwork. The administration instructions are appropriate for distribution to students along with their codes.
Using the form included with your order or downloaded from our site, select whether or not students will receive their scores and other feedback immediately after they complete the test.
Minimum system requirements
Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Microsoft .NET framework version 4.0 or later
Windows Installer 3.1 or later
Display resolution 1024 x 768 or higher.  Multiple monitors are not supported.
Microsoft Internet Explorer (11 or above) or Edge. Other browsers and operating systems are not supported
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Web-enabled real time monitoring makes it easy to track student progress. The same monitoring site provides automated first-tier tech support.
Additional support can be provided through your existing IT structure using guides we provide. Additional troubleshooting and support information will be provided at no charge to institutional IT personnel responsible for routine student tech / help desk support.  We cannot provide technical support to individuals taking the ACAT-N on their personal computers.
Authentication codes do not expire and can be used at any time.
Additional information can be found in Knowledge Base article (KB030005).

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