Placement Testing

Placement Testing Exclusions

You do not need to go through placement testing if you meet one of the following requirements.

  • Have ACT/SAT scores that place you at college levels in Reading and Writing.
  • If you have earned a minimum of 15 hours from an accredited US college/university with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, you are exempt from the reading and writing placement tests. You will still need to take the math placement test.
  • If you are a guest student or already have a college degree from an accredited US college/university.
  • Can provide 10th/11th PSAT scores to be used for calculating your academic levels for Reading, Writing and Math.
  • Can submit a high school transcript from a US high school and must have graduated high school or be currently in the 12th grade and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All documents may be submitted via email to [email protected].

Placement test scores will help you determine your starting class levels. Learn more about how to determine your academic level.


(Preferred option) The Writing Placement test is used to calculate academic levels for reading and writing and may be completed on any device. Access the Writing Placement test.

Students may complete a Writing Placement or ACCUPLACER (computerized) assessment designed to assesses your skill level in reading and writing. Click this link to learn more about the ACCUPLACER assessment, see study guides, and read the FAQs,

The ALEKS PPL is an assessment test that determines which math course you are ready to take.

Please note: You will need a Reading level of 3 or above before taking the ALEKS test.

The Spanish Placement test is currently being offered in the Testing Center on a walk-in basis.