Tests Accepted

Students with a qualifying ACT score may not have to take some placement tests. Proof of qualifying scores may be submitted to the Testing Center, Office of Admissions and Outreach, Student Registration Services, Office of Student Records, Campus Central and the off-campus centers.

Reading Exemptions

Writing Exemptions

Students who took ACCUPLACER Reading, Writing (Sentence Skills), or ELS placement tests at another institution may be able to use these scores to meet required placement testing prerequisites for courses at COD. A Placement Testing Transfer Form must be submitted.

College of DuPage grants credit for course areas in which a student has completed an approved Advanced Placement Program examination with an acceptable score, as determined by the appropriate academic division. In order to receive credit, you must request that the College Board send your official AP score report to us, either at the time of testing or afterward through a score report request.

AP credit policy for exams taken:

College of DuPage grants credit for course areas in which a student has completed an approved CLEP examination with an acceptable score, as determined by the appropriate academic division. If you have questions about how this credit will apply to your specific program of study, please ask your advisor or faculty member.

In order to receive credit, you must request that College Board send your official CLEP score report to us, either at the time of testing or afterward through a Transcript Request Form. Visit collegeboard.org/clep for more information.

CLEP exams accepted at COD.

 

Students with a qualifying IELTS score may not have to take some placement tests. Proof of qualifying scores may be submitted to the Testing Center, Office of Admissions and Outreach, Student Registration Services, Office of Student Records, Campus Central and the off-campus centers.

Reading Exemptions

Writing Exemptions

Students with a qualifying SAT score may not have to take some placement tests. Proof of qualifying scores may be submitted to the Testing Center, Office of Admissions and Outreach, Student Registration Services, Office of Student Records, Campus Central and the off-campus centers.

Reading Exemptions

Writing Exemptions

Students with a qualifying TOEFL score may not have to take some placement tests. Proof of qualifying scores may be submitted to the Testing Center, Office of Admissions and Outreach, Student Registration Services, Office of Student Records, Campus Central and the off-campus centers.

Reading Exemptions

Writing Exemptions

 

Contact Information

Academic Testing Center, Glen Ellyn - Main Campus
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2A06, academictesting@cod.edu

Specialized Testing Center, Glen Ellyn - Main Campus
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2A08, testing@cod.edu