• 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 month of October

    October 2014
    Terms: Fall 2014-Online Session B (classes start Oct. 29th) &
    Winter/Spring 2015

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    Testing Locations:

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    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 App Official Accuplacer Web-Based Study App