In order to start you on a path of academic success, Hutchinson Community College (in accordance with Kansas Board of Regents policy) uses standardized test scores to place students into the appropriate Math and English courses. HCC both provides and accepts the following tests to help meet this requirement: the ACT Exam, Compass (Reading, Writing, &/or Math--Starting in Prealgebra), ASSET (Reading &/or Writing), and Accuplacer (Elementary Algebra).
Course Placement Score Qualifications
To schedule a Compass, ASSET, or Accuplacer placement test contact the Testing Center (620-665-3359). If you have taken any of these tests within the last three years and have completed an application to attend HCC, you may have your scores forwarded to HCC's Coordinator of Assessment Services (Fax: "ATTN: Assessment Services", 620-728-8155). For questions or concerns regarding placement testing, please contact the HCC Testing Center (620-665-3359).
Hutchinson Community College accepts CLEP (College Level Exam Program) credit on a limited basis. Please contact the HCC Records Office or review College Policy (http://wwwcms.hutchcc.edu/uploadedFiles/Academics-Areas_of_Study/Academic_Policies/Registrar/CLEPforWebsite.pdf) if interested in using CLEP credit. To locate a CLEP Testing Center in your area visit https://clep.collegeboard.org/search/test-centers