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Course Placement

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. Effective January 1, 2017, HutchCC both provides and accepts the following tests to meet this requirement: the ACT Exam and Accuplacer placement tests (Sentence Skills and Elementary Algebra).

Course Placement Score Qualifications

To schedule an Accuplacer placement test contact HutchCC Assessment Services Office (620-665-3359). Placement testing is also available at the HutchCC Newton (316-283-7000) and HutchCC McPherson (620-245-0202) Outreach Center Locations. If you have taken any of these tests within the last three years and have completed an application to attend HutchCC, you may have your scores forwarded to HutchCC's Coordinator of Assessment Services (Fax: "ATTN: Assessment Services", 620-728-8155). For questions or concerns regarding placement testing, please contact the HutchCC Assessment Services Office.

Information regarding Accuplacer placement test preparation or study tools can be requested by DOWNLOADING The College Board's free web-based Accuplacer Study App (select the "Classic" version of the App) or by contacting the HutchCC Assessment Services Office.

Advance Placement Testing

Hutchinson Community College accepts CLEP (College Level Exam Program) credit on a limited basis. Please contact the HutchCC Records Office or review college policy (Credit by Examination Policy) if interested in using CLEP credit. To locate a CLEP Testing Center in your area visit the The College Board's official CLEP website.


Skills Certification Assessment

  • HutchCC's Assessment Services Office proudly offers skill professional certification exams for the following testing companies:
  • Pearson-VUE (Main Campus only)
  • Host-Kyterion (Main Campus only)

Skill Certification Assessment

Career Decision Making

Student Success Center provides career assessment for students and prospective students of Hutchinson Community College.  Tests used most often are Skills One and Myers-Briggs. Career assessments are scheduled after an appointment with a counselor in the Student Success Center.

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