Due to the COVID-19 closure, our office is closed and we are not administering any tests at this time.

Students may complete their English placement remotely by taking our English Directed Self Placement tool.(Please note, Basic and Transitional Studies Level Four and below and International Students with F-1 Visas are not eligible for the Directed Self Placement tool).

If you need to take a math placement test before our office is open, you may take the math placement test online through. Please send all placement test scores to NSCTesting@seattlecolleges.edu.

To register to take the English and/or math placement e-mail to NSCTesting@seattlecolleges.edu.

Faculty are to work with student’s receiving testing accommodations directly to ensure this adjustment is adhered to and provided, as specified in their Letter of Accommodation (LOA).

Next Steps

The next step after testing is completed depend on whether you are enrolled in a special program or are pursuing a degree or certificate.

Students pursuing an AA or AS transfer degree or a career training degree in Business, Engineering, Electronics, Networking or IT should bring a copy of test results to the orientation session or when meeting with an advisor.

Students enrolling in Health and Medical or Early Childhood Education programs should bring a copy of test results when meeting with an advisor.

Students taking one or two courses, not pursuing a degree or certificate, can proceed to register online.

International Students should take a copy of placement test results to the International Programs Office.

Students applying for Veterans Benefits should take a copy of placement test results to the Office of Veterans Affairs.

Worker Retraining students should take a copy of results to a Worker Retraining Advisor or to the Health Medical Division if enrolling in one of their programs.