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Prepare for the IVY TECH ACCUPLACER Test - Practice Packs, Scores, and Information

If attending Ivy Tech is the next step toward your chosen career, then prepare to take the ACCUPLACER placement test. TestPrep-Online has developed an affordable and thorough preparation program designed to optimize your test scores.


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With 32 campuses throughout the state of Indiana, Ivy Tech is the largest community college system in the U.S.  If you choose Ivy Tech as the first step of your academic career, your freshman courses will be determined by your scores on the ACCUPLACER test. Find out what this test is and how to approach it with TestPrep-Online.

ACCUPLACER Ivy Tech Scores

The higher your score on the ACCUPLACER test, the fewer courses you will need to take in order to obtain your certificate or degree. There is no penalty for wrong answers, so make sure to answer every question; guess if necessary. Your ACCUPLACER test score is valid for up to four years after taking the test.

Math course placement

Section Test ScoreCourse Placement
Elementary Algebra 33-44 MATH 080
45-69MATH 023/122/123
70-91MATH 100
92-120MATH 135/136/137
61-120MATH 200/201/211/213/218/221

This information is not official. Please consult with your academic advisor.

English course placement

Section Test ScoreCourse Placement
WritePlacer2-3ENGL 093/ ENGL 073
Reading Comprehension
Foundations 070/071
ENGL 095/ ENGL 075
ENGL 111
Reading Comprehension 25-68 ENGL 083 / ENGL 063
69-120 ENGL 111

This information is not official. Please consult with your academic advisor.

Your Ivy Tech ACCUPLACER test scores have the potential to save you substantial time and money. It is, therefore, to your benefit to make every effort to do your best by preparing well for this test. TestPrep-Online is here to help you.

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How to do Your Best on the Test

Practice tests, question and answer analysis, and helpful test strategies have all been proven to enhance placement test results. Practicing with sample tests lets you know what to expect on the actual test, canceling out the intimidation factor. Practice tests also allow you to establish your test pace, provide necessary reviews of the subjects covered on the ACCUPLACER, and identify troublesome areas that could use further study.

TestPrep-Online provides you with all of the study tools essential for thorough Ivy Tech ACCUPLACER preparation. Our focus at TestPrep-Online is on you having a successful test experience. Subscribe now to try our 30-question sample test, or purchase one of our preparation packs: Premium pack, Basic pack, English pack, and Math pack. These packs are available online immediately after your purchase, and are easily accessible via desktop, smart phone, tablet, or any other mobile device.

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Format of the Ivy Tech Placement Test

Ivy Tech’s ACCUPLACER is a computer-based, multiple-choice question test. The test is adaptive, meaning your ongoing answers determine the increasing or decreasing difficulty of the remaining questions.

Reading, writing and math are the three main focal points of the Ivy Tech ACCUPLACER test. The test is comprised of the following six sections:

This test is the most common way for Ivy Tech students to demonstrate their readiness for college-level coursework. The test usually takes up to 3 hours to complete. TWith the exception of the essay section, the Ivy Tech ACCUPLACER is untimed, so you can take as much time as you need to complete the test.

As the ACCUPLACER plays such an important role in determining your course load, brush up on your skills before the test with TestPrep-Online's preparation packs.

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Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Approximately 200,000 students attend Ivy Tech. The school’s motto reflects its focus: "Changing Lives, Making Indiana Great". The aim of Ivy Tech is to prepare all students for their future careers.

The four main departments within the school system are: Health Science, Business and Public Services, Technology, and University/Transfer. No matter which field holds your interest, as an incoming student you will most likely encounter a placement test. In order to register for college-credit courses, you must achieve a passing score on the Ivy Tech ACCUPLACER test. The passing threshold varies in accordance with the individual requirements of specific college-level courses.

TestPrep-Online is here to help you with all your ACCUPLACER preparation needs. Check out our comprehensive, tailor-made practice packs.

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