Ankeny Campus Testing Center

2006 South Ankeny Blvd.
Building 6, Room 23 (across from the auditorium)
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

Contact us at:

Phone: 515-964-6595

*****Special note: All DMACC locations will be closed on the following dates and testing will not be available*****

Monday, May 25, 2015-Holiday
Friday, July 3, 2015-Holiday

Testing Center Hours: 

Fall & Spring
Mon: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tues, Wed and Thurs: 8 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mon, Thu, Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tue & Wed: 8:00 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Breaks Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please note:

  • Testing is provided on a walk-in basis except as noted under Available Testing. Please call 515-964-6595 for tests requiring an appointment. Sufficient time should be allowed for test completion within designated office hours.
  • A photo ID is required for all testing.
  • Students taking DMACC make-up tests are required to know the name of the instructor.
  • Cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices are not allowed in the Testing Center.
  • Prospective students who will be attending DMACC need to have an Application for Admission on file with Admissions at least 48 hours before taking the Compass Test.
  • Many exams have proctor fees. Check with the office staff to determine fees; a $20 testing fee per test is charged for the administration of tests for non-DMACC institutions. The fee is payable in advance at Student Services.
  • Once a test has been started, the tester may NOT leave the testing room and return to the test.

Available Testing

  • DMACC makeup testing for credit classes 
  • Challenge testing
  • CLEP testing (during the day by appointment only)
  • Correspondence, business and non-DMACC testing fees will apply
  • COMPASS testing
  • ESL COMPASS testing
  • Online CNA written testing (appointment only, to register call 1-800-362-2127 ext. 6800)
  • Vet Tech Biology Test
  • Typing test for DMACC programs
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Iowa Board of Dental Examiners (letters required from Iowa Board of Dental Examiners in order to test)
    • Jurisprudence
    • Infection Control & Hazardous Materials
    • Radiography tests 
  • TEAS V please refer to the TEAS V fact sheet found on the Nursing Program information page (Must allow 3 1/2 hours prior to Testing Center closing time)
  • PN to ADN STEP Assessment Test (Must allow 3 1/2 hours prior to Testing Center closing time)
  • On-line Pesticide Applicator Certification
  • Plumber and Mechanical Professional Certification (by appointment only)


Please check with office staff regarding fees