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Placement Test Prep Guide: Accuplacer

ACCUPLACER is an untimed, multiple-choice computerized test that Triton College uses to evaluate each new student's skills in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Testing Center Info

The Testing Center is located in Learning Resource Center, A Building, Room A-126
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3252


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What is the ACCUPLACER Placement Test?

The ACCUPLACER placement exam is an untimed, multiple-choice computerized test used to evaluate each new student's skills in reading (20 questions), writing (25 questions), and mathematics (20-40 questions).  Triton College uses the Accuplacer placement exam as a tool for assessing students' college readiness and ensures proper placement into math and English courses. Placement into the correct level of math and English courses is important to provide students with the best chances for success on their college journey. It's recommended that you plan two hours to complete the test. For more information, see the Testing Center webpage