CSET: Social Science

CSET: Social Science consists of 3 subtests:

  • Subtest I (test code 114)
  • Subtest II (test code 115)
  • Subtest III (test code 116)
You may register to take any one subtest or all three subtests in a single test session.
Computer-based test (CBT) only:
  • Subtest I: 39 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest II: 39 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
  • Subtest III: 40 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
By appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays). Check appointment availability link opens in a new window.
Session Length
Subtests I and II: 2 hours and 15 minutes per subtest
Subtest III: 1 hour and 45 minutes
All 3 subtests in a single session: 6 hours 15 minutes
Learn more about how the subtests are administered in a single session .
15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.
$99 per subtest
$297 for all subtests taken together
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Passing Score
220 per subtest
Test Results
Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.
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Policies and Rules
When you register, you agree to abide by all testing policies and rules. Read them now.
Before you test, review the list of materials that are prohibited at the test center .


Tests may include questions that are evaluated for future administrations and do not affect a candidate's score.

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