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How to Waive the Placement Test?

  • HOW CAN YOU BE WAIVED FROM TAKING THE PLACEMENT TEST?

    After you apply to ECC you should request that your official high school and college transcripts be sent to ECC North Campus Admissions. Once received they will be reviewed and you will be granted a waiver from one or both portions of the ACCUPLACER placement test if you meet any of the following:

    MATH
    Valid 3 years from test date
    ENGLISH
    Valid 10 years from test date
    SAT Exam: Math score of 500 or higher SAT Exam: Critical Reading score of 500 or higher (prior March 1, 2016) or
    SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score of 530 or higher (after March 1, 2016)
    ACT Exam: Math score of 22 or higher ACT Exam: English score of 18 or higher and Reading score of 21 or higher
    NYS Regents Exam: Algebra II (Common Core) exam score of 85 or higher NYS Regents Exam: ELA (Common Core) exam score of 85 or higher
    Advanced Placement (AP) Exam: Calculus exam score of 3 or better Advanced Placement (AP) Exam: English exam score of 3 or higher (exempt from EN 110 and EN 111)
      High School GPA of 80% or higher
    Completed college level math and/or English course at a accredited college or university and receive a grade of C- or better

    Note: The waivers noted above are general admissions waivers. Some competitive programs may require additional testing.