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Testing Information

Test details, requirements, and passing scores

Test Requirement Checklist

Test Details

Exam scores are valid for five (5) years from the test date

Next-Gen Accuplacer

This test is offered at many technical colleges. To find the nearest test site, contact your local technical college, or click here. New in 2019.

Classic Accuplacer

This test was offered by many technical colleges and was replaced by the Next-Generation Accuplacer in 2019. If you have already taken the Classic Accuplacer, your scores are valid for five years. This test has limited availability.

TABE

The Test of Adult Basic Education is offered at some technical colleges and is accepted for construction craft laborers and plumbing. TABE Version 9/10–Form A Survey is required. To find the nearest test site, contact your local technical college or click here.

ACT

This test is offered through accredited testing centers, typically local high schools. You can register with them to schedule a testing time and site.

Accuplacer Testing During COVID-19

Several technical colleges are offering online testing options during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Testing Requirements by Trade

Algebra Course Requirement

Documentation of algebra completion prerequisite is required.

Possible algebra documentation:

  • One consecutive year of pre-college (high school) algebra with a minimum grade of a “C”. Home-schooled students must show verification of algebra in home school classes and take the algebra portion of the Accuplacer test with a minimum score of 33 for Classic Accuplacer and 216 for Next Generation Accuplacer.
  • One semester of algebra at the college level with a “C” or better grade. The class can either be credited (applied to an associate degree) or non-credited.
  • ModuMath Algebra: A grade of “C” – 80% – or better is needed for each of the 32 modules of this self-paced, computer program to meet the algebra requirement.