ACCUPLACER Placement Test
NOTE: ACCUPLACER testing will not be administered during final exam week May 13-20, 2013. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER DURING THIS TIME PERIOD. This exam will not be available from May 6- May 20 for registration.
Note: To take the ACCUPLACER test online, you must come to the Test Center.
Students must submit an Admissions Application to BCCC before scheduling for the ACCUPLACER test.
Baltimore City Community College has a mandatory college-approved Placement Test Policy for those students who wish to pursue a degree or certificate program. This policy requires that the Placement test be taken by everyone EXCEPT the following:
- Persons who are not seeking an Associate degree or a certificate and have not accumulated 15 or more credits;
- Persons who transferred credits in English 101 and a college level mathematics;
- Persons who have a degree (AA/AS, BA/BS or higher) from an accredited higher educational institution.
- Persons who have taken the SAT Test and have scores of 550 in Writing, 550 Verbal and 550 in Math. Act 21 – English and 21-Math
The College Board's Computerized Placement Test is the test used by the Test Center for placement. Knowledge of computers is not necessary to take this test. The tests are as follows:
The Reading Comprehension Test involves using multiple choice questions to measure your understanding of what you read.
The Sentence Skills Test involves using multiple choice questions to measure your understanding of how sentences are put together and what makes a sentence complete.
The Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra and College-Level Mathematics Tests includes Arithmetic, and Elementary Algebra test consist of multiple-choice questions that measure your understanding of mathematics. The College-Level Mathematics test requires the selection of an answer.
Students should wait 48 hours after submitting the completed admissions application to schedule an appointment to take the test. ACCUPLACER Tests are given daily by appointment ONLY.
Required Documents: Students are required to bring a photo identification and student inquiry to the Test Center on the day of the appointment.
Rescheduling will not be permitted, when scheduling appointments please make sure that you are available to test on the day you select.
Special Arrangements For Students With Disabilities
If you have a disability or a temporary disabling condition that will prevent you from taking the test under standard conditions, inform the Test Center prior to your scheduled test date.
Test Room Prohibitions:
Textbooks, notebooks, cell phones, dictionaries, or other paper of any kind are not allowed in the testing room unless specified by the instructor or test administrator. Anyone observed giving or receiving help during the test or using notes or books of any kind will not be permitted to continue the test. No unauthorized test materials or notes may be taken from the room after the test. BCCC may not accept any test score whose validity is in question.
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