Most degree and certificate seeking applicants to Nassau Community College are required to take a placement test prior to registering for courses. An entering student must demonstrate readiness to learn the course material successfully and that's why you're asked to take the ACCUPLACER (or Placement Test) test at NCC. For detailed information regarding Placement Test requirements please see our current College Catalog. Information about scheduling a placement test will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.
PHOTO ID is required to Test
Students should prepare for the Accuplacer test as they would any other exam so that they are accurately placed in a class that is appropriate for their academic skills.
After you have applied, paid the application fee, and submitted your transcript(s), you are eligible to schedule a placement test. Additional testing dates will be added through mid August however we strongly encourage you to schedule a test as soon as possible.
To schedule a placement test, click the link below which will bring you to the portal. You will need to log into the portal and click on the link in the left hand menu to schedule your Placement Test