ACCUPLACER Exam

ACCUPLACER® Placement Exam

Accuplacer® is a college placement exam that assesses reading, writing, and math (Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics) skills. It is a computerized exam that may be required of: non-traditional freshmen or readmit students who apply to Gordon State College; GED, homeschooled applicants or beginning freshmen who have a Required High School Curriculum deficiency. Dual Enrollment applicants, who have completed the 10th grade, may now utilize the Accuplacer exam as part of their application process. The first exam is free for Gordon applicants.

Gordon Applicants and Readmits: You must verify through the Admissions office (678-359-5021) that this exam is required as part of your application process before you call the Testing Center for an appointment (678-359-5138). If you are required to take all three sections of the Accuplacer® (QAS - Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics, Reading Comprehension and WritePlacer®) please allow yourself 2 hours for testing. The Math and Reading portions of the assessment are untimed and you are allowed 60 minutes for WritePlacer - all testing is on a computer.

Testing for Another College or for Employment Purposes: A $20 fee applies - please call the office for an appointment - online payment is required, prior to your appointment. Please come directly to the Testing Center - Student Center 234. Students testing for another college will need a voucher  from that institution.

Testing Rules

  • An appointment is required.
  • Map to Testing Center and where to park
  • Those taking the test must show a PICTURE ID in order to test.
  • Paper and pencils will be provided for all test takers. A calculator is embedded in the exam; you may not use your own calculator.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged to be worn on campus if you are not fully vaccinated
  • Children are not allowed in the testing room and cannot be left alone outside of the area.
  • If you are a Gordon applicant
    • your first test is free
    • your scores are valid for a year
  • If you are testing for another school or for employment purposes, please schedule an appointment and come directly to the Testing Center (Student Center 234)

Practice Resources

 Please call if you have any questions or for an appointment: 678-359-5138