## How many questions is a placement test?

The ACCUPLACER is a multiple-choice test. The numbers of questions on the ACCUPLACER vary depending on which ACCUPLACER you are taking. There could be as few as 12 questions or as many as 40 questions.

### What happens if I fail the accuplacer?

If you do poorly on the ACCUPLACER test, you will be placed in a more remedial class, meaning you will still have to work your way up to that harder class eventually. And THAT means it will take you longer to get your degree and cost you more to get it due to the extra classes you will need to take.

**How long is the OSU Math Placement Test?**

75 minutes

**Can you use calculator on accuplacer?**

You’re not allowed to bring a physical calculator into the test center or use handheld calculators on any ACCUPLACER Math test. …

## How long does the English placement test take?

50 minutes

### What type of math is on the Accuplacer test?

The Accuplacer Math exam consists of three tests: the Arithmetic Test; the Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Test; and the Advanced Algebra and Functions Test. Each test measures your ability to perform basic operations and solve problems involving fundamental concepts.

**Can you retake the math placement test?**

You can retake the Math Placement Test up to two times by accessing the ALEKS system within one year of your first test attempt. After one year, you cannot retest until your current Math Placement expires. There is a mandatory 72 hour “cooling off” period after you first complete the Math Placement Test.

**How many questions are on the accuplacer writing test?**

25 questions

## What do I bring to an accuplacer test?

What do you need to bring to the ACCUPLACER? When taking the ACCUPLACER, be sure to bring your student ID. If your school administers the ACCUPLACER using its computer format (this is most common), scrap paper will be provided.

### Is the math placement test timed?

The Mathematics Placement Test is not a pass-fail test! The placement test is online. You may use any non-graphing calculator on the exam. The exam has four separately timed parts.

**How long are placement tests?**

The length of time necessary to take the assessment depends upon factors such as how many parts of the placement test you are required to take and your specific testing ability. You should plan for 2-4 hours of time to take your assessment, although it may take you longer than four hours.

**How hard is accuplacer test?**

The Accuplacer sample questions show that the test is not very hard. You’ll do fine if percentages and subject-verb agreement are fairly deep in your blood. But rusty basic skills will send you into a black hole of remediation. Accuplacer scores are good for two years, after which students need retesting.

## How many questions are on the accuplacer English test?

40

### Are Placement tests multiple choice?

At nearly all colleges, you’ll take the math placement exam on a computer, and all questions will be multiple-choice. At some schools, you will not be allowed to use a calculator of any kind, but some schools will let you bring a basic four-function calculator, or one will be provided on the computer.

**How much does it cost to take the accuplacer?**

Any cost associated with taking the ACCUPLACER test will be determined by the administering institution. Some colleges include the fee in registration costs, but there may be an extra charge for it, usually ranging from about $15 to $50.

**What score do you need on the math placement test?**

70%