ACT Placement

ACT scores (less than 3 years old by the first day of classes) are used to determine if students are college-level or if more assessment is needed before registration is completed. COMPASS and MyMath Test results will be used for placement into Learning Support or College-Level courses.

ACT Subscores and Testing Requirements

Students with an ACT English subscore of 17 or less are required to take the COMPASS Writing Skills test.

Students with an ACT Reading subscore of 18 or less are required to take the COMPASS Reading test.

Students with an ACT math subscore of 18 or less will take the MyMath Test.

Students must pay a $5.00 testing fee prior to testing.

Subject  Cutoff Range  Placement* 
English  1-17 COMPASS Writing Skills test required
  18-36 College-Level English
     
Reading  1-18 COMPASS Reading test required
  19-36 No Reading Requirements
     
Math  1-18 MyMath Test required
  19-36 College-Level Math

*Placement by SAT subscores available when the admissions application is submitted.