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Graduate School Admissions

Admissions Testing Information

The graduate programs listed in the table below require testing for admission. Be advised that testing dates and sites may fill up prior to application deadlines and it may take up to four weeks before official test scores are made available to the graduate school. Please plan accordingly!

NOTE: Many evening and weekend test times may not be available in your area. It is in your best interest to plan ahead and be flexible with test times and sites.

If your program of interest is not listed, it does not require testing for admissions.

PROGRAM

BASIC SKILLS TEST
Choose one of the following:

NES-EAS
CBEST*
PRAXIS Core


WEST-B

GRE
Graduate Record Examination
general test


 

School Counseling
Master Degree only,
Track I, Track II

School Counseling
Testing Requirements (.pdf)


Required for admission.
Scores must be submitted by
the program’s published
application deadline.
 GRE not required for admission

School Psychology

School Psychology
Testing Requirements (.pdf)


Required for admission.
Scores must be submitted by the program’s published
application deadline.
Required for admission

 

TESTING INFORMATION


TEST SCORES WAIVER INFORMATION


Candidates who currently hold an Oregon Basic, Standard, Initial, or Continuing Teaching License, or an Oregon Personnel Service License, or a master’s degree or higher (earned at a regionally accredited institution or the foreign equivalent) at the time of application are not required to submit official scores from one of the basic skills tests or the GRE test if required.


APPLYING FOR SUMMER OR FALL 2015 PRIOR TO RECEIPT OF BASIC SKILLS TEST SCORES

If you are applying to the School Counseling program, you may submit your application without test scores. If possible include with your application the date you are scheduled to take one of the basic skills tests. Official test scores must be submitted as soon as they become available. Applicants who do not submit passing scores with their applications will be considered for conditional admission into the program.

Testing FAQs

Helpful Testing Links

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
CBEST*
NES
PRAXIS
WEST-B

Lewis & Clark College Institution Codes

GRE: 4384
PRAXIS: 4384
NES: 405
CBEST: 405
WEST-B: 405

* The State of Oregon requires a minimum score of 41 in each of the three CBEST subtest areas: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing.