Most first-time students are required to take placement tests in English and/or Math, unless they qualify for exemption (see below). Placement testing assesses your readiness for college-level courses. After testing, you will meet with an Admissions Counselor or advisor to review your placement results.
Placement testing is available on a walk-in basis during the following hours:
There are many ways to place directly into college-level courses without testing. Standardized test scores are only valid for placement for two years. Please review the exemptions below: If you meet any one of the below criteria you are eligible to take English 101 without testing. Eligibility for English 101 is the pre-requisite for most college-level classes.
If you meet any one of the below criteria, you are eligible to take entry-level general education Math classes (non-Calculus based):
If you meet any one of the below criteria, you are eligible to take Pre-Calculus Math:
If you meet any of the following, you are eligible to take Calculus:
If you meet any of the following, you are eligible to take Dual Enrollment at Carroll County Public Schools:
If you qualify for exemption, bring a copy of your unofficial transcripts and/or test scores with you when you come in to register. Standardized test scores are only valid for placement for two years.