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Internet-Based Test Texas Higher Education Assessment

MAKE APPOINTMENT: You must contact the University Testing Center in advance to make an appointment for your iBT THEA Test in person or by telephone at (713) 313-6838. 

TESTING SCHEDULE: The Texas Higher Education Assessment THEA is now computerized and administered Monday through Friday by appointment only, starting time between 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.


  - iBT THEA Testing fee is $29.00, Click Here to make THEA payment.
  - TSU Institution fee is $10.00,
REGISTER NOW to make TSU payment.


TIME DURATION: Allow four (4) hours of testing time for the iBT THEA Test.

TEST PREPARATION: https://thea.starttest.com/

IDENTIFICATION: In order to take the THEA IBT, you must bring two forms of personal identification, one of which is photographic identification, to the test center. Examples of photographic identification include, but are not limited to, the following:

  - Valid Driver’s License
  - Valid Passport
  - Student Identification Card
  - Military Identification
  - Current Alien Registration Card
  - Department of Public Safety Card
  - Matricula Consular

TEST RESULTS: iBT THEA Test results will be available 10 minutes after the completion of the test by logging in to your THEA profile account.

RETEST: You must wait 14 days before retesting.

RESCHEDULE: If you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment and wish to reschedule or cancel, you must contact the Testing Center 2 (two) calendar days prior to your appointment.

TEST LOCATION:  Roderick R. Paige College Education Building (Building 149), basement level, Room 007. Campus Map: http://em.tsu.edu/map/campusmap.php

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