Frequently Asked Questions
The parts of the test consist of English (Including an Essay) and a Diagnostic Math test.
The parts you take depend on your program of study.
Preparation information, tips, and sample questions from the official Accuplacer web site may be found here
No. There is no charge to take the placement test.
You need to bring a photo ID (such as a driver license), and you must know your 7-digit CFCC student ID number. CFCC Student Services requires you to have an application on file in the Admissions Office before testing.
The length of time for testing depends on how many parts of the test you need.
The English part of the test includes 50 Multiple Choice questions and an Essay. This part is taking students about 1.5-2.5 hours to complete.
The Math part of the test has a total of 72 questions There are 36 questions on DMA10-30 (Pt. 1) and 36 question on DMA40-60 (Pt. 2). The average time it takes to complete the entire Math test is about 1-1.5 hours.
Score results are generated as soon as you finish testing.
Most definitely! Your scores determine whether you are proficient in English and math. If you are proficient in these areas, you can register for the first level English/math for your course/program. If you are not proficient, you must take the developmental course(s) listed on your advising report.
Applicants/students can take the placement test only twice in (12) twelve consecutive months.
If you are a student with a documented disability in need of accommodations during your placement test, please contact the Disability Services Office prior to scheduling. The Disability Services Office is located in Union Station–212 or can be reached at 910-362-7800
Yes. For advising purposes, it may be helpful to have your report with you when you register for classes.