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Placement Test Information & Exemptions

All NEW STUDENTS need to take the Accuplacer Placement Test at Itasca Community College or at another testing site before registering for classes at Itasca, unless you meet ONE of the following exemptions:


Students DO NOT need to take the Accuplacer Placement Test if:

  1. You have earned college credits in Math and English (Composition) at another college or through College in the Schools.
  2. You have ACT test sub-scores of 22+ in Math and 18+ in English or 21+ in Reading. You must submit your ACT scores to Itasca.
  3. You have recently taken the Accuplacer at Itasca or at another school.
  4. You will be a part-time student taking fewer than 7 credits per semester and are NOT taking an English or Math course.