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The National College Testing Association (NCTA) is a non-profit organization of testing professionals working in post-secondary institutions, in companies with test-related products and services, and in other professional testing venues. NCTA was organized in 2000.

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  • Promotes professionalism & quality

  • Enhances professional testing practices

  • Offers opportunities for professional development

  • Encourages professional support activities

  • Advances collaborative efforts among testing professionals, testing companies, and other policy-making agencies.



National College Testing Association Response to Cheating Scandal

The National College Testing Association (NCTA) is deeply distraught by the allegations contained in a federal criminal indictment unsealed today in Boston, that a "college prep" organization used bribes, testing by proxy, cheating and fraud to obtain an unfair competitive advantage for admission to a number of prestigious colleges and universities.  More >>

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The Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC) is a referral service provided by the National College Testing Association (NCTA) to facilitate distance learning.  Read More >>



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Professional Standards

NCTA has established standards and guidelines for testing centers and testing personnel. A list of test administrators who have endorsed these standards may be found on this website.


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