Glen Oaks Community College

Course Placement Evaluation

The Course Placement Evaluation assesses students’ skill levels in Reading, Writing, and Math to help determine which courses students should take first to be successful. After completing the test, students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss results and plan classes accordingly.

The placement test is an untimed, computerized test. The test is designed to use adaptive techniques; the computer will automatically determine which questions to present depending on the response to prior questions.

Though the test is untimed, we encourage students to allow at least two hours to complete the test. You must also present a valid photo ID on the day of your test.

If you are a student with a documented disability and require special testing accommodations, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator/Counselor.

Placement Test Waiver

Prospective students who receive the following minimum ACT or SAT scores may request that the placement evaluation be waived.
American College Testing (ACT) College Entrance Examination Board (SAT)
English 19 Writing 26
Reading 19 Reading 25
Mathematics 23 Mathematics 22
Student must bring a photo ID.

Testing Times

All testing takes place in the Learning Commons. To set up an appointment for testing, please call at 294-4295 or (888) 994-7818 ext. 295.


  • First Test at 8:30 a.m.
  • Last Test at 6:00 p.m.


  • First Test at 8:30 a.m.
  • Last Test at 2:00 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays

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