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Rowan College at Gloucester County

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  How can I be exempt from taking the placement test?

Please visit the Exemption Criteria​ page for more information.

2.  How can I prepare for the test?  

The following resources may be useful in preparing for the placement test:

3.  Why do we need to take the test?

The test provides a current assessment of your basic skills. Your test results will determine course placement.

4.  What is on the test?

Rowan College uses the Accuplacer® Placement Test developed by CollegeBoard(TM). It assesses your skills in reading, writing and mathematics. 

5.  When may I take the test?

The test is available continually throughout the year. Check the calendar on our website  for up-to-date scheduling.

6.  Do I have to pay for the placement test?

No, there is no fee for admitted Rowan College students.

7.  How long is the test?

The test is not timed, but allow a two-hour time period to complete the test.

8.  How do I schedule the test?

Click HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Testing Center at 856-415-2268.

9.  What do I need to bring when I take the test?

On test day, remember to leave your cell phone in your car and please bring:

  • Rowan College ID number  A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

  • Photo ID (license, etc.)

10. How do I obtain my results?

Your results will be available immediately after you complete the test.

11. May I retake the test?

Students have the option to retake any of the sections one time. This is called a Challenge Test and costs $10 for each section.