• College Placement Test (Accuplacer)

    Welcome to HCCC! The CPT is a computerized assessment used to assist with English/Math course placement. Take the CPT seriously! Depending on your scores, you may have to register/pay for additional semesters of courses that do not bear college credit/count toward degree.

    You may be exempt from the CPT, if you have College-level transfer credit, have qualifying ACT/SAT scores or Accuplacer scores from another institution. For more information, visit www.hccc.edu/testing

    Before taking the CPT:
    • Review, Brush-up, Study!!! Look near the bottom of this page for free study resources
    • For special testing accommodations, contact Disability Support Services at 201-360-4157 in advance.
    On the day of CPT:
    • Make sure you eat and rest well
    • Bring photo ID, College Wide ID #, pen, and pencil
    • Report at least 10 minutes before the test start time
    • Walk-ins accepted for 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. sessions; Appointment required for 5 p.m. sessions
    • For inclement weather-related alerts/announcements, call 201-714-7100 (Option #1)

    April 2015
    Terms: Summer/ Fall 2015  


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    Testing Locations:
    • Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City
    • NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City
     
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    May 2015

    Terms: Summer/ Fall 2015
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Testing Locations: Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City 1   Journal Sq. 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM
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    Academic Success begins with preparation for the
    College Placement Test (Accuplacer)
     

    College Placement Test
    *Approximately 2-3 hours

    1. Writeplacer: 1 hr. timed/typed essay
    2. Reading Comprehension: untimed/multiple choice
    3. Arithmetic: untimed/multiple choice
    4. Elementary Algebra: untimed multiple choice
    HCCC customized Ed Ready link  

    What’s covered on the English as a Second Language placement test?
    *Approximately 2.5-3.5 hours

    1. ESL Reading Skills: untimed/multiple choice
    2. ESL Language Use: untimed/multiple choice
    3. ESL Listening: untimed/multiple choice
    4. ESL Essay: 1 hr. timed/handwritten essay
    5. Must be eligible to take Math Placement test

    Free Study Resources:

    Additional Study Resources available for purchase (optional):

    Official Accuplacer iPhone/iPad Study AppOfficial Accuplacer Web-Based Study App