Advanced Math Assessment

You may be required to take a math assessment if you plan to register for a higher-level math course.

COVID-19 Updates

Please contact for remote testing information for ALEKS Advanced Math testing.

Higher-level math courses

If you enroll in the following courses but have not taken the prerequisite math course(s), you must take a math assessment test.

  • Pre Calculus (MATH 2412)
  • Calculus I (MATH 2413)
  • Business Calculus (MATH 1325)
  • Math for Middle Grade Teacher Certification 1 (MATH 1350)

Taking math assessment tests

Pay the $35 Advanced math Assessment fee in Marketplace or Cashier (where available). The $35 fee includes up to 5 attempts at the placement test and gives you access to the ALEKS system for review and practice.

Allow a minimum of hour and a half to complete your test.

Discuss your results with an academic advisor to determine the best course for you.

Preparing for math assessments

Practice Test

If you would like to practice before you take the test, go to ALEKS Free Trial and select “Explore Student Module”.

When you sign up, choose the following:

  • Independent User Type:  College or K-12 student (Personal preparation)
  • Choose your Market:  Higher Education / Math
  • Select a Course:  Prep for Calculus or Prep for Precalculus

Self study

ACC offers many resources to help you prepare for assessment tests. See Assessment Study Materials for options, including some math prerequisite reviews.