Information on the Placement Tests
The Math Placement Test is computer adaptive test that measure students on a range of topics within the areas of Arithmetic, Algebra and College Level Math.
The ACCUPLACER web-based study app features practice tests in each test subject. It's accessible from most devices with internet access, and will help you beccome familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER Math questions.
The Chemistry placement test measures comprehensive, basic chemical vocabulary and math applications. In order to enroll in CHEM121, students must take and pass the chemistry placement exam irrespective of any prior courses they have taken or degrees they have completed.
Find out more about the Chemistry Placement Exam.
The Reading Placement Test measures vocabulary, grammar and comprehension skills. The ACCUPLACER web-based study app features practice tests in Reading. It's accessible from most devices with internet access, and will help you beccome familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER Reading questions. Individuals who are placed into READ090 must contact Julie Piotrowicz, at 215-968-8133, for information on advising and registration for courses.
The writing sample is used to determine English course placement and is required of all students who are planning to register for English Composition I (COMP110) or Business Letter and Report Writing (OADM110).
American English as a Second Language
Students for whom English is their second language may be asked to take an American English as a Second Language (AESL or ESL) assessment which consists of a writing sample, a 45 minute grammar test, a reading test, and an oral interview. After testing, these students must contact the AESL Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org / 215-968-8018 to review their Placement Testing results and for information on advising and registration.
Appropriate Behavior During a Test
Academic dishonesty is inappropriate and unacceptable behavior and will not be tolerated during tests or in any academic activity at BCCC.
Find out more about the Appropriate Behavior Policy.
Special provisions are made for the learning disabled, the hearing and visually impaired and for those for whom English is a second language. If you have special needs related to testing, please inform the Disabilities Services at 215-968-8463 before coming to test.
View the Placement Testing Schedule.