Testing & Assessment Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Placement testing may be needed if the student does not meet any of the following criteria:

  • Graduated from a US High School and successfully completed Math 2 within the last 10 years.

  •  Has earned developmental course credit, or has successfully completed a college-level English or Math course.

  • Has completed an eligible placement test within the last 10 years.

  • Has an Associates or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Please review our Resources for Course Placementpage for more information.

Yes. Contact Debbie Utley, dutley4203@stanly.edu 704-991-0320.

No.  Students wanting to take the test to transfer scores to another institution must pay $20.00 in the Business Office and should request a remote test voucher from the institution they are wanting to transfer scores to.

Yes. Please contact our Director of Counseling and Special Services prior to testing. The accommodations available are: extended test time, enlarged print, Braille, and sound.

Yes, please select the link below for the study guide app or the .pdf version of the study guides. 
RISE Placement - English

RISE Placement - Math

There are two locations. Please make note of which one you select on the appointment calendar.
Albemarle Campus: Patterson Building, Room 114 
Crutchfield Campus (Locust): Crutchfield Education Center, Room 108

  1. A valid picture ID
  2. SCC Student ID number
  3. SCC email and password

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled testing time. Pencils and scratch paper will be provided during the testing session. External calculators are not permitted. There is a calculator available within the testing software for the math portion.

Please contact your success coach to review and receive a copy or your scores.

Please refer to our Admissions Placement Test Policy for more information.

The length of time for testing depends on how many parts of the test you need and your testing pace.