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Placement Tests

Northwest College asks for your ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER and/or ALEKS test scores to make sure you register into classes appropriate for your skill level. Find your ACT/SAT scores below to see if you will need to take an ACCUPLACER Test before you enroll in classes.

Test ScoreACCUPLACER and ALEKS Test Requirement
NO ACT/SAT score ACCUPLACER Test (English) and ALEKS Test (Math) required

ACT/SAT English Sub-score is below 19/1350  ACCUPLACER English Test encouraged but not required
ACT/SAT math sub score
below 23/540
ALEKS Math Test encouraged but not required

ACT English Sub-score of
19 or above with math
sub score 23 or above

SAT composite score
1500 or above with
math sub score 540 or above

No ACCUPLACER Test required

ACCUPLACER Tests can be taken at summer New Student Registration events or by contacting Admissions at 307-754-6101 to make an appointment for testing.


West Hernandez
Enrollment Services Director


Placement for transfer students is determined by the classes you transfer to Northwest. In some cases, ACCUPLACER and/or ALEKS tests may still be required.