Placement Tests

Before you take any of the three placement tests below, remember to:

  • Apply for Admission to the college and bring your picture ID and your Student identification number to the Placement & Testing Services Office (check the hours of operation).
  • We do not offer placement testing on Fridays.
  • Review the General Test Room Rules on the Home Page.

English/math course sequence chart

  • View this chart to help in planning your educational path.  You receive a printed copy after completing an assessment.

English Placement:

For students who need or wish to take a standardized test for placement into English, we offer ACCUPLACER. To take ACCUPLACER, follow these steps:

  • Prepare to take the ACCUPLACER by using the free practice materials located on the ACCUPLACER
  • You may take the ACCUPLACER more than once.
  • Although we do not time the test, most students complete it in about an hour.
  • English placements are valid for 8 quarters, or about 2 years.

Math Placement:

For students who need or wish to take a standardized test for placement into math, we offer ALEKS.

  • Prepare to take the ALEKS test by going to the Math Department website and accessing sample final exams. These other websites also provide practice options and short instructional videos.

Khan Academy

The World of Math Online

  • You may take the test more than once, but after your first test, you must use the ALEKS practice modules prior to retaking the test.
  • Although we do not time the test, most students complete it in about two hours.
  • Math placements are valid for 4 quarters

Chemistry Placement:

  • Prepare to take the Chemistry exam by visiting the Chemistry Department website and click on Topics and Practice Problems.
  • We give you one hour to complete 30 questions.
  • You may take the test more than once with a one-week break between tests.
  • Chemistry placements are valid for 4 quarters

 

 

Last Updated February 11, 2019