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Accuplacer Test Prep: Home

Review your current mastery of reading, writing, and mathematical skills (from arithmetic through college-level mathematics) and prepare for the College Placement Test, aka the CPT.

How to Read Your CPT Scores


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About the CPT aka "Accuplacer"


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

Lois Andre explains the test in Starting Strong

Open Courses from Bossier Parish Community College

offers free, online, open courses in English and Mathematics.  Click on the icon to sign up!

Basic Skills Assessment at Cape Cod Community College

What you need to know about the College Placement Tests

What's Tested?

  • English Composition/Reading Comprehension
  • Math

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