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Placement Testing

The placement test for the University System of Georgia is used to test a student’s preparedness for college-level course work. Writing, math, and reading are the three key areas tested. ACCUPLACER is the approved placement test that is administered to students. COMPASS scores, that are not older than three years, can also be submitted until 12/31/19. Please see the information below to determine if you’ll be required to test.

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Students can take the placement exam a maximum of three times. There is no cost to take the placement exam the first time for those who have applied to ABAC. A $30 testing fee is required for each additional attempt. See ‘Remote Placement Testing” below to take the placement exam at another institution.

Who must take the Placement Exam?

Incoming students must take the placement test with these exceptions:

  • Students with a College Prep Diploma with a minimum SAT Math score of 25.5 & a minimum Reading SAT score of 26 or English & Math ACT scores of 20 and above are not required to test. Students who took the SAT prior to March 2016, need a minimum score of 470 in Math and Critical Reading.
  • Students who transfer in a collegiate level English and MATH are not required to test.
  • Students who have taken the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS test at another USG school and have scores that meet ABAC’s cut-off scores.
  • Students who have taken the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS at a COC-accredited Georgia Vocational College that meet the ABAC’s cut-off scores are not required to test.
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Test Center Location and Contact Information
Carlton Center, Suite 104
2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793
229-391-4817 |

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Bring a current acceptable government-issued photo identification on your scheduled test day.

Remote Placement Testing

Want to test at a school near you?
Follow these instructions:

1. Click here to schedule a Placement Exam at an institution other than ABAC.

2. The ABAC Testing Center will email you within 48 hours (excluding weekends) to provide additional information and study material.

3. You will be contacted per email within 48 hours (excluding weekends) after your test is completed to discuss your result.

Request Placement Scores

To request ABAC Placement Exam scores to be sent to another college, please click the link below:

Click here to request Placement Scores

Contact the Testing Center at 229-391-4817 or if you have any questions about this process.