Jefferson Community & Technical College
Placement testing at Jefferson is designed to determine your skill level and readiness for college level coursework. The placement tests are not entrance exams, they are not pass / fail and they are often times necessary for professional advising staff to determine you
Jefferson uses ACCUPLACER tests in reading and English, the Michigan English Placement Test for the ESL program, and KYOTE Math College Readiness to assist in determining your proper course placement. Below is useful information that will help you prepare for your placement tests.
The reading and English tests are untimed, computer-based tests, consisting of mutliple choice and essay formats. You can find sample questions for the Next-Generation reading test along with sample essays for the English test, WritePlacer at this link: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/student/practice
The math placement test is computer-based, multiple choice, and is also untimed. You can find practive exams for Math College Readiness* or College Algebra* at this link: http://www.kyote.org/mc/placementPractice.aspx
The Michigan English Placement Test (EPT) is a timed, 80 question, computer-based exam designed to assess your performance in listening comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension, and to determine appropriate placement in the English as a Second Language program or demonstrate college readiness. You can find useful infomration about the Mighican EPT at the link below. https://michiganassessment.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/M-EPT-Sample-Booklet.pdf
When you are ready to schedule your placement test choose from the available dates and times. You will need to decide which one of the two test platforms you would like to use: ACCUPLACER or Michigan English Placement. (You may not choose both) Along with submitting your name, student ID, and other demographic information, you can tell us (if you already know) which exams you need to take. After you submit your registration, assessment staff will begin preparing for your visit and tests by adding your name to the testing roster of your chosen date and time, registering your informati