Initial placement assessments are free to students during the academic year. Cochise College uses Accuplacer for placement assessments. Students can make an appointment for placement testing with the campus testing office or center of your choice. Visit the Testing Center webpage at www.cochise.edu/testing.
The purpose of the Cochise College assessment process is to:
The college requires students to take the placement assessment using the Accuplacer test in the areas of English, reading and mathematics prior to meeting with an advisor and registering. You should test if you are:
Placement assessment may be waived under the following conditions:
The advisor will use information (e.g., transcripts, assessment results and other evaluative data) to place you in courses consistent with your level of preparation. If you are a student studying at a distance, contact your academic advisor for information concerning off site placement testing.
Students who request entrance to a course for which they do not meet the established academic skill prerequisites may request a waiver of advice under college Policy 3004.