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Placement Tests

Lone Star College - University Park, B13.240 - Assessment Center, Houston, TX 77070 | Phone: 281-401-5314 | Email: universityparkassessmentcenter@lonestar.edu

COMPASS, COMPASS/ESL, COMPASS Remote (http://www.act.org/compass/index.html)

To take the COMPASS, COMPASS/ESL, or COMPASS Remote, you must bring a picture ID and a referral slip or registration number before we can administer the exam. Please bring a calculator with you if you own one.

COMPASS or eCOMPASS is a computer based placement test with four distinct parts: Reading, Writing, Mathematics and an essay. Students usually need at least one hour for each section or four hours for the entire test.

COMPASS/ESL is a computer based placement test given to students registering for English As Second Language classes.

COMPASS Remote is a computer based placement test set up by another institution and administered at our location. The cost is $25.00 and you must have a registration number. If you need to take COMPASS for another institution but they do not participate in Remote testing, we can still administer the test and mail, email, or fax the scores to the appropriate recipient.


ACCUPLACER (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer/)

ACCUPLACER is a computer based placement test with four distinct parts: Reading, Writing, Mathematics and an essay. Students usually need at least one hour for each section or four hours for the entire test. To take ACCUPLACER, you must bring a picture ID and a referral slip before we can administer the test.  Note: ACCUPLACER does not allow the use of a calculator but provides an onscreen option while testing.

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