Taking and Passing the IBT

To pass the THEA IBT, you must pass all three sections (Reading, Mathematics, and Writing). You may take one, two, or three sections at a given test session. Once you pass a section of the test, you do not have to take that section again unless directed to retake it by your institution.

For consistency, test scores are reported using the same scale, in a range from 100 to 300. The minimum score needed to pass the Reading and Mathematics sections is 230. For the Writing Section, the minimum passing score is 220.

Retaking the THEA IBT

If you do not pass one or more sections of the THEA IBT, you may retake it. However, you must wait at least 14 days before retaking the test. You may reregister to take the test before 14 days have elapsed, but you may not take the actual test until after the 14-day waiting period has elapsed, or on the 15th day.

If you are retaking only one or two sections, you will have the entire testing session to complete whichever section(s) you have not previously passed.