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CLC Math Placement Test

Important: CLC's Math Placement will change on September 1, 2018

CLC will switch to ALEKS PPL for Math Placement testing beginning September 1, 2018. If you plan to take the Math Placement test on or after September 1, please note that ALEKS study materials will be made available at that time.

If you have prepared for your CLC Math Placement Test using Accuplacer study materials, be sure to complete your Math Placement test/retest prior to September 1, 2018.

This change affects ONLY the Math Placement test. CLC will continue to use Accuplacer for English and ELI placement. For CLC Math placement purposes, either your highest Accuplacer-Math or ALEKS score may be used.

For many math courses, the prerequisite may be met all or in part by achieving an acceptable score on CLC's Math Placement Test.

The College of Lake County Math Department uses the College Board Educational Testing Service's ACCUPLACER CPT adaptive placement exam as its placement instrument. Students may take the test in the college's Testing Center or at other sites in the county. The test is used to place students in courses from MTH 101 (Elementary Concepts of Mathematics) through MTH 145 (Calculus and Analytic Geometry I).

Students are further encouraged to seek advice from a math advisor to help them make the appropriate course selection. Some math classes require that a student be geometry proficient before enrolling. An advisor can also help the student check on his or her Geometry Proficiency status.

Don't Take It Cold! Prepare for the Math placement test by practicing!