Undergraduate Placement Testing

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NOTE: Walk-in ACCUPLACER testing will be offered the week of Aug. 19-23, and the week of Aug. 26-Aug. 30.

Please email placmenttesting@stcloudstate.edu or call
(320) 308-8378 to check walk-in availability.


Placement testing for new students at St. Cloud State University consists of the ACCUPLACER for Reading Comprehension and Math placement. Other tests, such as Biology, are available as determined by a student's intended major.

The purpose of the ACCUPLACER Placement Test is to provide you and the University with information about your current academic skill levels. 

The results of the test will assist you and your academic advisor in selecting appropriate courses and support services as well as help you plan a course of study so you may have a successful college experience.


  • Mathematics: Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Level Math
  • Reading/English: Reading Comprehension, ESL Reading, ESL Listening
  • Biology 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • PSEO: Mathematics and English
  • S2S: Mathematics and English
  • CCCP: Mathematics and English
  • Tips & Strategies

    With proper preparation and careful focus, you're sure to earn a great score on your placement test and set yourself up for a successful college experience. 

  • Walk-in Testing Available

    Walk-in ACCUPLACER testing will be offered the week of August 19 - August 23, and the week of August 26 - August 30. Email placmenttesting@stcloudstate.edu or call (320) 308-8378 to check on walk-in availability.

  • Schedule your exam

    View available testing dates and times.

    Log in with your Star ID to register for an ACCUPLACER test.