Testing Center

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CONTACT
Greeley Testing Center
College Center 230 (2nd Floor)
5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
phone: (970) 339-6533
fax: (970) 506-6920
assessment@aims.edu

Assessment Requirement

Do I have to take the Accuplacer placement test?

According to the Statewide Remedial Education Policy, all degree/certificate seeking students must assess in mathematics, English and reading. This policy can be accessed at http://highered.colorado.gov/Publications/Policies/Current/i-parte.pdf

 If you have completed one of the following, no additional assessment is required:

  • Scored a 19 or higher on the ACT Mathematics section, an 18 or higher on the ACT English and a 17 or higher on the ACT Reading section.
  • Scored 430 or higher on the SAT Verbal for Reading, a 440 or higher on the SAT Verbal for English and a 460 or higher on the SAT Mathematics
  • Scored 85 or higher on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra test, a 95 or higher on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills test and an 80 or higher on the Reading Comprehension Test.
  • Successfully completed (C or higher/Satisfactory completion) a college-level mathematics and college-level writing course
  • Successfully completed an AA, AS, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Coursework not completed at Aims Community College must have been completed within the last ten years.  ACT, SAT, and Accuplacer scores are valid for 3 years from the date of testing.