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Placement Test

Placement Test


What is the Placement Test?​

Rowan College South Jersey requires all newly-admitted students to take the College Placement Test, which places students at their current ability level in Reading, Writing and Math, or satisfy one of the exemption criteria. The placement test is taken after admission to the College but prior to course registration.  Test results determine course placement.

What Subjects are on the Placement Test?

Students are tested in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics: pre-algebra and elementary algebra.​

What if a student has Vision, Hearing, or Mobility issues and needs to request accessibility accommodations?

Individuals with physical disabilities who may need accessibility accommodations should also contact the Department of Special Services to request accessibility accommodations.

Since the Placement Test is untimed, students who qualify for an extra time accommodation do not need to make special arrangements to take the Placement Test.

May I be Exempt From Taking the Placement Test?​​

Students who have achieved the required test scores on the SAT®,  ACT Composite or PARCC may qualify for an exemption from portions of the College Placement Test.  Students should supply the Office of Admissions with a copy of qualifying exemption scores. ​