Admission Testing

Admissions Testing

Students may document basic skills competency for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) by using any of the following assessments:

  • Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA):
    Reading 220 (test code 001); Math 220 (test code 002); Writing 220 (test code 003)
  • ACT:
    Composite score of at least 24 based on Math, Reading, Grammar, and Science (Sum of MA + RE + EN + SR scores divided by 4 = 24)
  • SAT: Test taken prior to March 1, 2016
    Combined score of at least 1,100 based on Critical Reading and Math (Sum of VE + MA scores = 1,100)
  • SAT: Test taken on or after March 1, 2016
    Combined score of at least 1,170 based on Critical Reading and Math (Sum of VE + MA scores = 1,170)
  • GRE:
    A score of at least 1,100 based on Verbal and Quantitative prior to 8/1/11 -OR- a score of at least 301 based on Verbal and Quantitative on or after 8/1/11.
  • Hold a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

If you’re unsure whether you meet the TEP testing requirements for admissions, please consult with your academic advisor.

Completion of the Core Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) test may be required for permission to enroll in Teacher Education Program (TEP) authorized courses.

FREE individualized tutoring and test preparation for the CASA test is available to enrolled undergraduate students through the Office of Teacher Education.

CASA Test Fee Reimbursement Options

21st Century Scholars may be eligible for a CASA test fee reimbursement granted through the School of Education. Contact the IU Bloomington 21st Century Scholars Office at 812-856-1910 or iub21cs@indiana.edu for more information about eligibility requirements.

Contact the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program (HHSP) office at 812-855-7853 for approval of a CASA test fee reimbursement prior to taking the CASA test, and for more information about HHSP guidelines/timelines regarding reimbursement.

If you are a Groups Scholar and you do not qualify for Hudson & Holland Scholars Program funds, you may contact Katie Paulin regarding the School of Education reimbursement of CASA test fees.

For underrepresented students who have completed no more than three semesters of undergraduate coursework at IU Bloomington, you may contact Katie Paulin.