ACCUPLACER Placement Testing

This is a required, computerized placement test for new students entering college for the first time or returning students who have not tested in the previous three years or later.  The test is untimed and assesses abilities in English, reading, and mathematics.  With this information, students and their advisors will be able increase chances for success by selecting appropriate classes.


It’s advisable to take all three parts at the same time.  The test is not timed, but generally takes 1-1/2 to 2 hours for all three segments.  You will not receive your scores the same day.  Please make sure you have an active email account for scores to be sent.


If you have ACT scores in English with a score of 18 or higher, reading 20 or higher, and mathematics 20 or higher, you may be exempt from taking this part of the exam.  Please make sure you bring a copy to the testing center when taking the test to be exempt.  You must have a copy of your scores to be exempt from the exam.


ACCUPLACER scores are valid for 3 years, but some programs may require current scores so check with the program you are interested in to get accurate information.


Retest Policy


You may retest one time on each subject.  After that, you must wait 1 year to test again.  The cost for retest is $8.


ACCUPLACER Testing Schedule