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Placement Testing

PLACEMENT TESTING

ACCUPLACER is the official placement exam used by Coastal Pines Technical College.  All applicants are required to take the placement exam unless certain exemption criteria has been met.

  • For Placement Testing Exemption click here
  • For Institutional Exemption Testing click here
  • For Retesting Procedures click here


Applicants MUST present a valid photo I.D. to gain entrance to the testing session. Students who do not possess a photo I.D. may notify the Admissions Office in advance of testing and make arrangements to prove identification through a combination of birth certificate, social security card, credit cards, and other forms of identification.

What is Accuplacer?

ACCUPLACER is an untimed, multiple-choice, online placement exam that tests your knowledge in math, reading, and writing. Over 1,500 institutions administer ACCUPLACER tests as part of the enrollment process. These tests help identify your strengths and needs in each subject area and are used to place you into courses that match your skill level in order to give you the best opportunities for success.  Click here to learn more about the ACCUPLACER test.

 

PREPARING FOR THE ACCUPLACER

It’s important that your ACCUPLACER scores accurately represent your skills and knowledge. Therefore, CPTC recommends that you utilize the tools and resources provided by ACCUPLACER to help you prepare. 

The Official Web-Based Study App | This Web-based study app features practice tests in Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College-Level Math, Reading Comprehension, and Sentence Skills. It’s accessible from any Internet-capable computer, and it will help you become familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER test questions.

  • Learn as you go” tests provide you with explanation of the correct or incorrect responses.
  • Sample tests are authentic, so you’ll know ahead of time what your experience will be like on test day.
  • You can save your work and resume practicing at any time, so you’re in control of your time and schedule.
  • You can review your score history to see where you need to refresh your knowledge and where you have strengths.


Click here to get the Free App

 

Free ACCUPLACER Sample Questions

This free PDF gives you examples of the types of questions you’ll see when you take the ACCUPLACER test. It is useful for some fast and simple preparation prior to taking the test.

Download a free PDF of ACCUPLACER sample questions

 

For more information contact April Hennecke at 912-262-4997 or 912-427-1600 or ahennecke@coastalpines.edu.

 

Locations

 

Waycross Alma Baxley
1701 Carswell Ave 101 West 17th St 1334 Golden Isles Pkwy, W
Waycross, Georgia 31503 Alma, Georgia 31510 Baxley, Georgia 31513
912.287.6584 912.632.0951 912.367.1700
877.332.8682    
  Camden Golden Isles
  8001 The Lakes Blvd 3700 Glynco Pkwy
  Kingsland, Georgia 31548 Brunswick, Georgia 31525
  912.510.3327 912.262.4999
     
  Hazlehurst Jesup
  677 Douglas Hwy 1777 West Cherry St
  Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539 Jesup, Georgia 31545
  912.379.0041 912.427.5800

 

 

 

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