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CONTACT US
Phone: 713-313-6838
Fax: 713-313-7545
Email: testing@tsu.edu

OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 
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What is the THEA iBT?

The THEA Test consists of three sections: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. Each section of the THEA Test is designed to measure a student's academic skill against an established standard of competence.

All steps must be completed prior to test date:
  • Set-up an account with THEA at http://thea.starttest.com. Remember the user name and password; you will not be able to test without this information.
  • Pay the $29.00 THEA IBT exam fee.
  • Pay the $10.00 to TSU Testing Payment.
 
 

What to Bring on the Test Day?

  • Two forms of acceptable identification (see types of identification required below)
  • Also bring your e-mail and password that is associated with your THEA IBT account. You will not be able to test without this information.
One or both IDs may come from column #1. If only one from column #1 can be provided, then the 2nd ID must come from column #2. You will not be allowed to test if you cannot provide at least one from each column or 2 from the 1st column. All forms of identification must be originals. Photocopies will not be accepted.
column #1 - Photo ID column #2 - Non-Photo ID
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid passport
  • Student identification card
  • Military identification card
  • Current alien registration card
  • Department of Public Safety card
  • Matricula Consular ID
  • Social security card
  • Pay stub
  • Insurance card
  • Valid credit card
  • Yearbook
  • Description of examinee on high school or college
  • Stationary signed by an official of that institution
 

Retesting Policy

The THEA IBT retest policy is 14 days. Students can begin retesting on the 15th day.