Placement Testing

Prior to registering for courses, most first-time students are required to take placement tests to assess their skill levels in reading, writing, and math.  As these are the building-blocks of education, your performance in these areas will effect other areas of study.  

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See if you may be exempt from placement testing.

Specific circumstances may exempt you from placement testing. See if you qualify.

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Prepare for the placement test.

Learn about placement testing content and how you can prepare.

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Don't forget!

See what you need to bring with you to the placement test.

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Interpret your results.

Once you take your placement test and have your results, learn what your scores mean.

Accommodations for a Disability

If you have a disability or temporary disabling condition that will prevent you from performing well under standard test conditions, please call 724.431.4606 for information on testing accommodations.