• College Placement Test (Accuplacer)

    Test early! Classes begin January26th 2015

    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

    December 2014
    Terms: Winter/Spring 2015

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    Testing Locations:

    Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City  

    January 2015
    Terms: Winter/Spring 2015

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    Testing Locations:

    Journal Square: 2 Enos Place, Jersey City
    NHHEC: 4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City
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     27 Off-site testing*

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    *Off-Site Classes begin on February 3, 2015 at Bayonne and Kearny High School.


    Your Academic Success begins with preparation for
    the College Placement Test (Accuplacer)
     

    What’s covered on the standard 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