FAA Testing

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Kent State University’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering serves as the only Computer Assisted Testing Service (CATS) site, in the Greater Cleveland area. CATS is a recognized leader in educational, licensing and certifications testing. Hours are by appointment only. Please e-mail Carissa Marion at cmarion3@kent.edu or call 330-672-1048 to register.

FAA Tests Offered:

  • Aircraft Dispatcher, Airline Transport Pilot, and Flight Navigator
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician: Airframe, General, and Powerplant
  • Commercial Pilot & Military Competence
  • Flight Engineer
  • Inspection Authorization
  • Instructor: Flight, Ground, and Sport Pilot
  • Instrument Rating
  • Parachute Rigger
  • Recreational & Private Pilot
  • Sport Pilot
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Comira Tests:

  • Chiropractic Exam
  • Legal Document Preparer
  • National Exercise Trainers Association
  • Virginia Board of Pharmacy
  • National Verbatim Reporters Association
  • Radiant Panel Association


  • $160 (All Tests)
  • $150 For AOPA Members (membership number needed at the time of registration)


  • We accept checks made out to Kent State University or Credit Card.

Provided by Kent State:

  • One sheet of paper
  • One pencil
  • One overlay sheet
  • One dry erase marker
  • supplement book

Each applicant must provide:

  • IDs containing: Current photograph, Signature, Residential address if different from mailing address, Date of birth.
  • Acceptable forms of ID for U.S. citizens include: Driver's license, Government ID card, Passport, Alien residency card, Military ID card.
  • Acceptable forms of ID for a non-U.S. citizen must include a passport in addition to one or more of the following: Driver's license, Government ID card and/or military ID card.
  • Along with appropriate ID each applicant must have the proper endorsement for the test to be taken.
  • All FAA Knowledge exams Passing Score is a 70 percent or greater.
  • Applicants may bring E6B, electronic E6B, plotters, calculators (non-graphic calculators with no stored memory).

FAA Testing Center Supervisor:

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Liz Porter