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Placement Testing

Placement tests help identify your academic skill level so you are placed and enrolled in the correct courses to achieve academic success. Students are able to bypass math, reading and writing placement tests by showing proof of prior coursework at COD or another college or submitting a qualifying score.

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Math Placement Testing

Math placement requirements can be met using a prerequisite college math course, a proctored ALEKS PPL score, submitting a minimum ACT or SAT score or by achieving an A, B or C in transitional math.

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Reading and Writing Placement Testing

Reading and writing placement tests can be met by meeting a certain grade point average, submitting a minimum ACT or SAT score, having a prior degree or college-level credit, transferring an ACCUPLACER test or through guided self-placement.

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Contact Information

Academic and Specialized Testing Center, Glen Ellyn - Main Campus
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2A06/2A08
(630) 942-2401
Email: testing@cod.edu
Testing Hours and Locations