Nashua Community College uses the College Board Accuplacer to determine your skills in English and Math for course placement. Accuplacer is a free, untimed test taken in proctored sessions, either in-person, at NCC or remotely, from home .
If you are uncertain whether you need to take the Accuplacer placement test, please contact the NCC Admissions office at 603-578-8908 or by email at [email protected].
Read more about how NCC determines course placement at https://nashuacc.edu/admissions/start-here/new-students/
Your Choice: Test at NCC or From Home (Remotely)
Choose a date on the form below to take the Accuplacer at NCC.
To test remotely, select “from home, remote”. Your testing voucher and instructions will be sent from Examity within 2 business days. Examity is available anytime except Sunday evenings, between 7pm and midnight.
To sign up for the ACCUPLACER, please complete and submit the online form below. Please allow 2 business days to process.
For questions regarding Accuplacer and/or Examity, please contact Stacie Hill at 603-578-8951 or [email protected]
Students must self-identify a learning need that may require testing accommodations before taking the Accuplacer placement test.
To request accommodations, please submit the ACCUPLACER Testing Accommodations Request Form and complete the testing form below.
NOTE: The Accuplacer is an untimed test therefore you may take as long as you need. You have the option to complete sections of the test on a different day.
We recommend that you review these study materials before taking the test:
Writing Sample questions (PDF)
Arithmetic Sample Questions (PDF)
Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Sample Questions (PDF)
Advanced Algebra and Functions Sample Questions (PDF)
Free web-based Study App Information
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