Placement Testing Frequently Asked Questions
- A. Applicants applying to a certificate program for which the curriculum does not require a pre- or co-requisite math or English course.
- Transfer students who earned a grade of “C” or better in one college-level English and mathematics course at an approved college, university or technical institution. If the transfer student’s transcript is not on file for verification, the student may be required to take an assessment` exam.
- B. Applicants who hold an associate or higher post-secondary degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- C. Applicants classified as Special Credit or non-degree seeking students are subject to the College’s College Readiness Assessment Policy to determine if they meet course prerequisites, unless they have professional/life experience, provide written documentation from a peer/senior institution to enroll in a specific course, or they meet the criteria mentioned in paragraph A or B above.
- D. Applicants who have recently graduated from high school, within the last 10 years, with an unweighted GPA of 2.8 or higher. (Recent high school graduates that enter the college with an unweighted GPA between 2.2 and 2.799 must enroll in a co-requisite English/ math course when enrolling in a gateway English/math course. Students below an unweighted GPA of 2.2 must enroll in a one semester transition English/math course prior to enrolling in a gateway English/math course.)
- E. Applicants who have taken the ACT and/or SAT with scores as follows:
ACT Reading: 22 or ACT English: 18 (ACT Reading 20-21 or ACT English 16-17 must enroll in co-requisite English course when enrolling in a gateway English course).
SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 480
ACT Math: 22 (ACT Math 20-21 must enroll in co-requisite Math course when enrolling in a gateway math course).
SAT Math 530