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Placement Testing

Every student planning to register for English and math courses at WNC must take placement tests. Testing will assess a student's current skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Test results will help students select appropriate courses to take at WNC. In some cases, there are also qualifying test scores for course enrollment.

For more information about the Accuplacer exam, visit:

Those with recent ACT/SAT scores or with appropriate prerequisite courses from other colleges may be exempt. Students who are not sure if they need to test should contact a counselor.

ACT and SAT required scores:

ACTSAT
English 10121510
Math 09517400
Math 09619470
Math 12022500
Math 12622500
Math 12725560
Math 12822500
Math 17625560
Math 18128630
Stats 15225560

Testing is available by appointment at the Carson City, Douglas and Fallon campuses. There is a $15 testing fee for placement tests. Photo identification is also required.

There is $15 testing fee for proctored tests (WNC staff and students are exempt).

To schedule a testing appointment or for further information:
Carson City: 775-445-3267
Fallon: 775-423-7565
Douglas: 775-782-2413



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