The COMPASS is computer-adaptive college placement test. The ASSET is simply the paper and pencil version. The Accuplacer is a newer version of the Compass test. These tests help you and your school work together to identify your strengths as well as the knowledge and skills you will need in order to succeed in specific subject areas. These tests help your school guide you toward classes that strengthen and build logically upon your current knowledge and skills.
Who needs to take the COMPASS, Asset, or Accuplacer?These tests are primarily for students planning to attend a technical or 2-year college.
What Is COMPASS/Accuplacer?COMPASS is an untimed, computerized test that helps your college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses. COMPASS offers tests in reading, writing, math, writing essay, and English as a Second Language (ESL). You will receive your COMPASS test results immediately upon completion of testing, and your score report will include placement messages informing you what courses you should take and how to register.
IFRAME support required.