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College Placement Testing

Preparing for the tests

DIY Tutorials

Recommended by CCCC


Basic Skills Assessment @ Cape Cod Community College

What you need to know about the College Placement Tests

What's Tested?

  • English Composition/Reading Comprehension
  • Math

Are there workshops to help me prepare?

  • Yes! See tutorial websites too!

How do I register for the tests? And... What if I have questions?

Departments @CCCC dedicated to Helping Students

Academic Support Center (including Tutoring)

Advising and Counseling Center

Testing Center

Coaches and Mentors

O'Neill Center for Disability Services (including learning disabilities)

Wilkens Library  - Research help when you need it!

About the CPT aka "Accuplacer"


  • What's on the test
  • How it works
  • Sample items on the test

CCCC's Lois Andre explains the test

Watch her video: STARTING STRONG