Placement and Proficiency Exams

  • Placement Exams 

    The Testing Center administers computerized ACCUPLACER exams in English and math to measure current skills and to determine appropriate course placement. All students are required to complete placement testing if they are:   

    • Enrolling in an English course
    • Enrolling in a math course
    • Pursuing a degree or certificate program at Morton College where English or math is required 

    Before testing, students must complete the College’s New Student Information Form (PDF) and submit it to the Office of Admission and Records.

    Students are allowed two (2) attempts to achieve minimum exam scores before beginning their course sequence.

    The first exam is free, but there is a $10.00 retesting fee to retake the placement exam.

    All test scores are valid for two (2) years from the date of administration. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Academic Advising Center (Building B, 1st floor) or call (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2250.  

    Interested students may download an ACCUPLACER Study Guide (PDF) that includes sample questions.

    Accommodated Placement Exam

    Testing accommodations are available for students with disabilities. Prior to testing, students seeking an accommodation must schedule an appointment with the Disability Specialist, Marie Ferro, and submit appropriate documentation regarding their disability.

    For more information or to schedule an appointment with the Disability Specialist, contact the Academic Advising Center (Building B, 1st floor), call (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2250 or e-mail the College's Disability Specialist.   

    Proficiency Exams 

    Proficiency exams allow students to demonstrate knowledge gained through prior education or work experiences. The Testing Center administers proficiency exams for both Geometry and MAT 075 – Math for Nurses.

    For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Academic Advising Center (Building B, 1st floor) or call (708) 656-8000, Ext. 2250.

    Interested students may download sample Geometry Test (PDF) or download sample MAT 075 Test (PDF) questions.