All students who do not have prior college level English and Math must submit scores from a placement assessment test for the purpose of placing a student in classes. A student who has completed the Application for Admission process may take the Accuplacer test on campus at New River. There is no charge for the Accuplacer test and a student should allow up to 3 hours for testing.
Contact the Educational Counselor in the Student Success Center on your local campus to request an appointment for testing:
Advanced Technology Center (Ghent) 304-929-5016
Raleigh County Campus 304-929-5005
Greenbrier Valley Campus 304-647-6591
Mercer County Campus 304-818-2014
Nicholas County Campus 304-883-2465
The placement tests we accept at New River CTC are: ACT, SAT, Accuplacer and recent WV public high school graduates who present Compass scores. ACT, SAT, and Compass scores must be within 5 years of the date of application to be accepted.
For more information on the Accuplacer test, please refer to New River CTC's College Catalog clicking here.