It consists of two parts:
The LPAT-C can be used only by schools that offer curriculum in Chinese (Basic Mandarin).
It is available as a paper/pencil test. Students take the test on specially designed scanforms that are mailed to ACTT for scoring. Emails are sent to the school with the student results. A 70% correct answer is a passing score
The cost is $195 per year for the site license and $12.50 per student mail-in packet. A mail-in packet includes the answer sheet scanform, a large mail-in envelope addressed to ACTT, a cover sheet, scoring by ACTT and entering the data into a database, and emailing the results to the school.
This test is only approved in California by the Bureau of Private Post Secondary Education (BPPE) for admissions purposes, and may not be used for Federal Financial Aid.
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