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Academic advisors use Accuplacer test results to help place you in classes that match your skill level. The assessment helps identify your knowledge, strength, and needs in math, reading, and writing and to place you in appropriate courses in those areas.
Accuplacer stands for Computer-Adaptive Placement and Assessment Support System and is a web-based computer test. The first set of exams is free. The Re-Test fee is $3 per individual assessment or $9 for the entire set. It is recommended that individuals wait a minimum of two weeks to prepare for a re-test.
Basic Skills Course Placement
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|ACT English||SAT (New)||SAT (Old)||Accuplacer Sentence Score||English Course Placement|
|13-15||20-22||310-399||53-74||CCDE 110N ALP|
|ACT Reading||Accuplacer Reading||Reading Course Placement|
|21-36||74-150||No Developmental Reading Required|
|Accuplacer Mathematics||Mathematics Course Placement|
|66-103||MATH 120G or MATH 210G|
|104-120||MATH 121G or MATH 111 or STAT 251G or STAT 271G|