•    To make an appointment for TSI Testing  over the phone or through the internet - you will need to complete the following steps:

    If at any time you need assistance - please contact the Beeville Testing Department at (361) 354-2334.


    First check to see if you need to take the TSIA by reviewing the   

    • TSI Exemptions 
      If you are not exempt - then you go ahead and follow the steps below to make your appointment for TSI Testing.   




    TSI Testing - Call the CBC Testing Site & pay your TSI fee and complete your contract online so you can make your appointment.  You may pay with a credit card over the phone.  
    The fee for TSI testing is $10.00 per section.  There are 3 sections for the TSI exam - Reading / Writing/ and Math.  

    You may also submit your payment information through the internet by submitting the Payment Transaction Form.  

    CBC – Alice Testing Site  

    (361) 664-2981 Ext:  3043 - Front Desk Area  

    CBC – Beeville Testing Site  

    (361) 354-2334 or (361) 354-2244  

    CBC – Kingsville Testing Site  

    (361) 592-1615 Ext:  4036/4037 – Front Desk Area  

    CBC – Pleasanton Testing Site  

    (830) 569-4222 Ext:  1201  

    Make sure you get the receipt number & the Employee's name from the Testing Personnel before you hang up. 

    Please complete your Coastal Bend College Application: To get a CBC ID prospective CBC students must fill out and submit the Apply Texas Application.  It may take five (5) business days for CBC to receive the application after you submit it to Apply Texas.  
    You will need the CBC ID number to take the TSI Assessment exam if you will be a CBC student.   


    (2a) Mandatory - Go to:  www.coastalbend.edu/tsicontract/ and fill out and submit the TSI  Contract with the test date that you spoke with the Testing Personnel about.  Make sure to enter the Receipt # that the Testing Personnel gave you.
    Your reservation is not guaranteed until you fill out and submit this contract.  
    Then go to the online scheduling site

    (2b) Once you've paid the fee and received your receipt # and filled out the Electronic TSI Contract  - please go to the CBC Online Scheduling Site.

    You will first Register - to create an account / then Click Login and enter your e-mail address and the password that you created.

    Select your CBC Test Site / Session or Sessions / and then enter your information.  For the Exam Type - enter TSI.  Then in the  field for Course I nformation - you will enter - TSI.  Then in the TSI field  enter - " TSI - and section /Date of when payment was made /  Receipt # / Amount paid / and that you've filled out and signed the TSI Contract.   

    Be aware that you may need to schedule multiple sessions if you are taking the complete TSI.  It may take an individual anywhere from one (1) to three (3) hours per TSI section.  Therefore if you are taking the entire exam in one day - it could take three (3) to nine (9) hours.  So you may need to schedule a morning appointment & afternoon appointments.  

    Make you appointment/(s) as soon as possible to guarantee your seat for testing.



    Go to:  www.coastalbend.edu/tsiresource/ and practice before you come in for testing.  This is very beneficial for you.  


    On the scheduled exam date – bring your Photo ID and know your CBC ID#  


     Directions to the CBC Testing Departments:
      Directions to Each Campus
     Detailed map for CBC Beeville Testing Dept- www.coastalbend.edu/btmap/




    Coastal Bend College Testing Departments - Physical Addresses:

    Alice Site  - 704 Coyote Trail, Alice, Texas  78332 - Room 130  


    Beeville Site - 3800 Charco Road, Beeville, Texas  78102 - R. W. Dirks Student Services Building - Room 131   


    Kingsville Site - 1814 Brahma Blvd., Kingsville, Texas 78363 - Room 135    


    Pleasanton Site - 1411 Bensdale, Pleasanton, Texas  78064 - Room 105  


    Page created 8/2/16
    Revised 4/4/19