Placement Tests

To help us place you in the right level of course work, we ask you to take a placement test in reading, English and mathematics.

UC Rockland administers a computerized placement test called Accuplacer (CPT) for prospective and current students. For detailed information about the tests and to sample a test, go to the Accuplacer web site.

Accuplacer exams are given at University College at Rockland on the following schedule:

Spring 2016 Placement tests will be given :

Tuesdays at 1 pm on 12/29, 01/05, 01/12, 02/16, 03/29

Tuesdays at 4 pm on 01/19, 01/26, 02/02, 02/09, 02/23, 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22, 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10

Thursdays at 9 am on 12/31, 01/07, 01/14, 01/21, 01/28, 02/04, 02/11, 02/18, 02/25, 03/03, 03/10, 03/17, 03/24, 03/31, 04/07, 04/14, 04/21, 04/28, 05/05, 05/12


Please call us  to sign up for a test.

  • Other helpful information:
    No calculators allowed.
    No time limit on the test. (Average time is 1 – 2 hours.)
    Bring a photo ID to the center on test day.

Please call the Rockland Center at 800-286-1594 for more information and to schedule a testing appointment. Following the test an academic advisor will help you choose appropriate courses.

Get ready for the placement tests! We recommend a bit of review before taking them. Here are some helpful links. 

Math Placement Testing or another site – www.math.com

Sentence Skills

Accuplacer study guides for RC, SS and AR here:
http://www.studyguidezone.com/pdfs/accuplacerteststudyguide.pdf

WritePlacer here: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/accuplacer-writeplacer-sample-essays.pdf