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).

Testing for Special Circumstances

High school students interested in the Running Start program take English placement tests to determine eligibility for the program. Test procedures are the same as for other students. See refer to the Running Start web page for full details about eligibility for the program. 

Underage Students, see the Underage Student page for testing information.

New international students do placement testing as part of their new student orientation. See the International Program pages.

Ability To Benefit — See financial aid to find out if you are eligible for financial aid for your education based on test scores.

If you have a disability requiring an academic adjustment or accommodation, contact the Disability Services office.