Placement Test Sample Questions

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ACCUPLACER - Next Generation

ACCUPLACER-Next Generation is the official placement test approved for all Maricopa Community Colleges. Please take time to review the following sample materials for WritePlacer, Reading Comprehension, and Math:

(Please note: The ACCUPLACER-Next Generation sample questions sheet has a Sentence Skills section. You will not be tested on Sentence Skills on the ACCUPLACER-Next Generation.)


The Combined English Language Skills Assessment (CELSA) is a paper and pencil based test used for course placement into 'English as a Second Language' classes. Please review the following CELSA study guide before taking the test:

Official Course Placement Chart

The Official Course Placement Chart is used to determine what classes a student can register for and what the Placement Test and Retest Policy is for Maricopa Community College District. (updated 8/8/2018)