​​The Assessment Center currently offers proctoring services for the iTEP Academic-Plus Exam for both SMC students and non-SMC students.

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We may not be able to proctor exams in some circumstances. We are not able to make same-day appointments for the iTEP exam.

Note: The iTEP Exam does not replace the Assessment requirements at SMC. You will still need to assess in English or English as a Second Language and Math as an incoming student to SMC.

About the iTEP​ test

  • iTEP Academic-Plus: assesses grammar, listening, reading, writing, and speaking within 90 minutes.

  • Scores will be available within 5 business days by email.

  • At this time, Santa Monica College only offers the iTEP Academic-Plus Exam.

  • If you are not happy with your iTEP results, you may schedule to retake the iTEP Exam once your previous iTEP results are processed and have been recorded in our system.

  • Retesting policy for iTEP: ​You can ccomplete two iTEP exams within the month. You must wait for the first test to be scored before taking your second exam. If you need to complete a 3rd exam, you must wait 30 days from the original date of your first exam. 

Proctoring Fees

Fees for taking the iTEP are $112.50. Cost breakdown: $99 for the iTEP Exam, $10 administrative service charge from Santa Monica College and a $3.50 processing fee charged by iTEP​​​.

International Test of English Proficiency