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What is the ACCUPLACER® Exam?

The ACCUPLACER® exam is a web-based assessment tool that evaluates reading, writing, and mathematics skills. The ACCUPLACER® test is commonly used as a college placement tool because it effectively demonstrates level of preparedness for college coursework.

ACCUPLACER® Exam overview

The ACCUPLACER® is an untimed multiple-choice test. It is computer adaptive, meaning that the test administers questions based on how the test-taker performs on previous questions. The ACCUPLACER® is graded on a scale of 20‑120.

Sections of the ACCUPLACER®:

  • Elementary Algebra (12 questions)
  • Arithmetic (17 questions)
  • Reading Comprehension (20 questions)
  • Sentence Skills (20 questions)

ACCUPLACER® scores are available immediately after the test is completed.

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