Assessment and Testing

KPU's Assessment and Testing Department offers:

  • Educational assessments to ensure that students are placed into programs and/or courses that match their abilities and needs;
  • Assessments for admission into various KPU programs;
  • Invigilation of exams for other institutions or outside agencies.

All applicants to KPU, regardless of country of origin or citizenship status, must be able to undertake studies in the English language. Applicants may be required to produce evidence of competency to undertake studies in the English language. An applicant may be required to take a test of facility in the English language before admission to a program. Competence in the English language is required for listening, reading, speaking and writing.

For more information about tests, academic advising, and scheduling, visit

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