ETS Products for Colleges and Universities

ETS understands the ever-increasing demand for valid student learning outcomes, accountability to multiple stakeholders and evidence of student learning. That's why ETS provides a full array of products and services developed to provide reliable metrics you can trust to guide your institution's success.

Our solutions provide actionable data to help you ensure your students are learning and succeeding. Plus, our products and services can help you motivate students to perform well and allow you to securely test student learning outcomes in a variety of environments. As a result, you can be confident that your institution is developing the skills that students need to succeed and that you have the high-quality data you need to:

  • support accreditation
  • drive strategic planning
  • demonstrate institution effectiveness
  • improve curriculum
  • improve retention and graduation rates

Learn more about how ETS's products and services can help your institution by reviewing the links below or contacting an ETS advisor.

Measure General Education Skills

HEIghten® Outcomes Assessment Suite
This suite of computer-delivered, modular assessments enables you to tailor your student learning outcomes assessments by choosing those skills that match your institution’s goals — and provides the actionable data you need. Administered on campus or remotely, the HEIghten Outcomes Assessment Suite is easy to implement and fully customizable.

ETS® Proficiency Profile
The ETS Proficiency Profile is a general education outcomes assessment that measures four core skills in a single, efficient test. It is used to document performance for self-evaluation, strategic planning, measurement of student achievement and accreditation. Testing is available in nonproctored online and in proctored paper-and-pencil and online formats.

Measure Subject Knowledge

ETS® Major Field Tests
The ETS Major Field Tests are innovative undergraduate and MBA outcomes assessments designed to measure the basic knowledge and understanding achieved by students in a major field of study. Testing is available online and in paper-and-pencil format.

Inform Placement Decisions and Improve Student Retention

SuccessNavigator® Assessment
The SuccessNavigator assessment can help you improve student retention and success. This early warning tool helps you identify and help at-risk students. It is specially designed to measure proven predictors of college success. The SuccessNavigator assessment delivers instant, easy-to-understand feedback reports. These reports provide a practical action plan tailored to each incoming student so you can recommend courses and action that will unlock their full potential.

Enhance Assessment Planning

ETS® Assessment Insights Workshops
Designed to help faculty and administrators create effective assessment processes and understand the best practices in measuring student learning outcomes, these workshop sessions can be tailored to address your institution’s unique assessment challenges. Participants work with their own data to create an assessment plan that optimizes their institutional resources.

Survey Students on Course Effectiveness

SIR II™ Report (Student Instructional Report)
The SIR II course evaluation survey objectively captures students' perceptions of their higher education learning experiences. It helps postsecondary schools assess the quality of instruction, reward teaching excellence and strengthen academic programs. It is available online, via ETS, and in paper-and-pencil format. The e-SIR version is designed specifically for distance-learning courses.

Provide Detailed Diagnostic Writing Feedback

Criterion® Online Writing Evaluation Service
The Criterion service is a web-based application that evaluates a student's writing skills and, within seconds, provides diagnostic feedback and a holistic score. Students use the Criterion service to plan, write and revise essays using free online planning templates and writer's handbooks.