Placement Testing
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Admissions Testing


There are two (2) types of assessments completed with new students. 

  • The Accuplacer is a placement test that helps guide placement in specific college courses.
  • The HOEBT and PAX are admission tests designed for applicants seeking admission to one of our health programs or the Nursing program. 

Accuplacer Test

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The Accuplacer Test assesses a student's Writing Skills, Reading Skills, Numerical Skills, and Elementary Algebra Skills.  

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The TEAS-V Test (Test of Essential Acadmiec Skills) measures a student's Math Skills, Reading Rate and Comprehension that is required of Allied Health Programs. The TEAS-V was formerly called the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET)

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The PAX-RN evaluates the academic ability of prospective RN students. The exam tests basic verbal, math, and science skills at a high school level.

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