• COMPASS (for placement only)

    The COMPASS (Computer-Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support System) is a computerized assessment/placement exam. COMPASS measures students’ mathematics, reading, essay, and writing skills on demand and reports results immediately. COMPASS is NOT a timed test for the reading, writing, and math portions. However, the essay has a time limit of 60 minutes for completion. Test scores are good for five years.
    Cost: $29.00
    Retest Cost: $16.00 (Math, Reading, Writing or combination)
    Retest Cost: $13.00 (Essay)


    NOTE: It is highly advised that students needing placement testing meet with a
    counselor or an academic advisor prior to taking the exam.

    Seats are limited. Appointments are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register at the Multi-Service Center, Room 125.
    Located at 3013 Ayers Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
    Our office hours are:
    Mon.-Thurs: 7:30 AM-5:00PM  
    Friday: 7:30 AM-12:30 PM

    Need to present a photo ID and have Social Security # to test.
    You may bring a 4-function, scientific or graphing calculator.
    Usage of cell phone calculators is not permissible. 

    Retesting is allowed. There is a minimum 24 hour waiting period.

    Study materials-study guide website http://www.act.org/compass/sample 

    Sample items:

    For more information, call the Del Mar Testing Center: (361) 698-1645.

    COMPASS FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 

  • 2013 COMPASS Testing Schedule

    Walk-In COMPASS Dates 
    Monday, August 19th - 8am-12pm
    ***Tuesday, August 20th - 8am-12pm
    ***Wednesday, August 21st - 8am-12pm
    Wednesday, August 22nd - 8am-12pm
    ***Saturday, August 24th - 10am-11am

    *** These exams will be held at the St.Clair Building. 
    First time testers pay $29.00/Re-testers pay $16.00
    Payment is due the day of the exam.
    Please bring cash or check for payment.
    Need to present a photo ID and have social security # to test.

  • Contact Information

    DMC Testing Center
    3013 Ayers, Rm 125
    (361) 698-1645
    (361) 698-2219 - Fax