• Number of students who can take tests at the same time in the Heber J. Grant Building: 748.

 • Year the Grant Building was converted into the testing center: 1982. In 1925 the building was dedicated as BYU‘s library; from 1961 (when the Harold B. Lee Library was completed) until 1982 it was used to house the Life Science Museum.

 • Most tests ever given out in one day: 10,123 on June 16, 1999.

 • Most students to enter the testing center in one hour: 1,011 between 10 and 11 a.m. on Dec. 16, 1999 (491 students exited that hour).

 • Tests administered per year: More than 800,000.

 • Average time taken per test: 67 minutes (in 1999).

 • Hours of class time saved by administering tests in the testing center: More than 1 million each year.

BYU testing center

On Friday, Dec. 15, 2000, the last day of fall semester finals, students receive their exams at the testing center counter. BYU operates the largest college testing center in the United States.

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