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  The COMPASS placement test is required of all degree, diploma, and certificate seeking students at OCTC.  However, you may be exempted from all or part of placement testing requirement based on:

Your ACT scores in reading, mathematics, and English

Successful completion of previous college coursework

See the student placement guidelines to find out if your ACT scores exempt you from all or part of the placement testing requirement.  If you have previous college coursework, the Registrar will determine if you need to take COMPASS placement test based on the official transcripts you submit.

Placement Testing Links

Student Placement Guidelines:  COMPASS/ACT Scores Placement Matrix - EFFECTIVE SUMMER 2014
Technical Program Admission Requirements
RDG 020 Recommended Course Placement
RDG 030 Recommended Course Placement
Weekly Placement Testing Schedule - Main Campus

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