Frequently Asked Questions

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Any student that has not taken a college level math course is required to take the Accuplacer math placement test. College level math courses include:

  • AP math courses which they received a 4 or higher;
  • Math courses (College Algebra, Statistics, Calculus, etc.) taken at a another college that will be transferred in;
  • Dual enrollment math course such as College Algebra, Statistics, etc.
  • CLEP scores of 50 or higher in the following courses (College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, College Mathematics)

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The Accuplacer test is untimed. It typically takes anywhere from 30-45 minutes, but the test is not timed so testers may be able to do their best.

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The test is given in the computer lab of the Nix Student Center. The Nix Student Center is the first building on the right once you pull into the campus. You will take a right after you go through the guard gate; parking is available behind the center.

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You will want to arrive about 10-15 minutes before your scheduled test time to check in and receive your voucher. Make sure to have your ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.) with you.

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You will need your ID. A calculator is not allowed during the test, but one will be provided on the screen. Paper and pencil will be provided. We also ask that all cell phones and other smart devices be turned off and put away.

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No, we do not allow retakes on the test.

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No, our test is scored for our math standards; each institution sets their own individual scores.

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No. We do not send scores to another school for the same reason as above.

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Mrs. Sudie Crouch from the School of STEM oversees the ACCUPLACER testing. You can contact her by emailing scrouch@truett.edu.