Placement testing for the University of Maryland University College is offered at the Waldorf Center for Higher Education Monday through Saturday. Students are required to arrive 2 hours prior to the office closing to allow enough time to finish the test.
Students attending the College of Southern Maryland should call 301-934-7657 to schedule a placement test.
Placement Tests Q&A
Is there a cost to take the placement test?
There is no cost for the test itself. If taking the test at an approved alternate site, you may incur a cost for the proctor and/or the site.
What do I need to bring with me to take the exam?
A picture ID is required to sit for a placement test regardless of site location.
How can I study for the placement test?
You may use resources such as SAT preparation books, CLEP review books, or practice tests to review for the placement test. Many students find that a GED or SAT review book (available at most bookstores and public libraries) is helpful in reviewing for the placement tests.
When will I know my placement test results?
Immediately following the test, your placement score will be available on the computer screen.
UMUC - Retaking of the Placement Tests
A retest can be scheduled 30 days after the original test date.