Placement Test Dates

PCC applicants to all programs are required to take the placement test,.Students transferring from another institution who have completed college-level English and Math or Special Students who are not enrolling in a program requiring English or Math are exempt.

Placement Test Schedule

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*** Students should arrive 10 – 15 minutes ahead of test time***

Person County Campus (E150B)

Caswell County Campus (124A)

Applicants pay no fee to take the placement test. To reserve a seat, call (336)322-2159 in Person County and (336) 694-5707 in Caswell County.


Accuplacer Practice Tests

Test subjects include math, college-level math, English, and writing. The resource below provides three full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations.

  1. Begin at

  2. To log on from an off-campus computer:
    Please contact Student Development at (336) 322-2159 for the password or Fill out LRC Off-Campus Access Form (                                                                                     

  3. Click on “Browse All (A-Z)”

  4. Select “Testing & Education Reference Center”

  5. Click on “Practice Tests & Courses”

  6. Scroll down to “Accuplacer”

  7. Click on “Peterson’s Practice Tests for the Accuplacer Exam”

  8. Click on “Start Now”

  9. Select the “Register” tab

  10. Create an account name & password

  11. Begin a practice test!





Study Guide Material

Math Placement Study Guide
Reading Placement Study Questions
Writing Placement Study Questions