Take Placement Tests

A quick word on placement testing.

Placement Testing

Testing Services

For this step, you will need:

  • A valid photo ID such as:
    • Current Drivers License
    • State Issued Photo ID
    • Current Passport
    • Military ID with photo
    • Tribal ID with photo
    • Other forms of government issued ID
    • College student ID with photo

If you plan on getting a degree, taking a college level English, Reading, or Math class, or if English is not your first language, you’ll need to take a placement test before you can register for classes. 

The Accuplacer is an untimed, computer-based, adaptive placement test that is designed to identify your skill levels in English, reading, and mathematics in order to best place you in college courses.  You can view sample questions and study guides.

To find out what time tests are given, click here. The test is untimed; please allow enough time to finish your test. New students should plan to spend two hours on the placement test.

Visit Testing Services at either MCC campus today to take your tests.

Keep in mind

  • Placement tests are not pass/fail, so preparing for your test is important!
  • Don’t forget your photo ID
  • This is not an admissions test, it is a way to determine the best English, reading, and math classes for you
  • Study samples are available online here
  • Testing Centers are located at both campuses
  • Testing is done on a walk-in basis
  • It can take up to 24 hours for your test scores to be entered into your academic file