Everything You Need to Know About the Next-Gen ACCUPLACER

Everything You Need to Know About the Next-Gen ACCUPLACER Test [Infographic]

The ACCUPLACER exam is used by many colleges around the country to determine the college-level readiness of incoming students. The ACCUPLACER exam helps to determine if the student can go directly into a college-level class or if they will need to take a remedial class.

The Next-Gen ACCUPLACER test has redesigned testing sections that not only align to the same content as the SAT exam but also provides a great rangeĀ of content areas.

General Info

  • 5 different placement tests
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Arithmetic
    • Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics
    • Advanced Algebra & Functions
  • The accepting institution will decide which Next-Gen ACCUPLACER test(s) a student will be required to take; it may be one, a few, or all of them.

Reading

  • 20 total questions
  • 4 categories
    • Information & Ideas (7-11 questions, 35-55% of the test)
    • Rhetoric (7-11 questions, 35-55% of the test)
    • Synthesis (2 questions, 10% of the test)
    • Vocabulary (2 questions, 10-20% of the test)
Next-Gen ACCUPLACER Study Guide
Next-Gen ACCUPLACER Study Guide

Writing

  • Expression of Ideas (14-16 questions, 56-64% of the test)
    • Development
    • Organization
    • Effective Language Use
  • Standard English Conventions (9-11 questions, 36-44% of the test)
    • Sentence Structure
    • Usage
    • Punctuation

Arithmetic

  • Whole Number Operations( 3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
  • Fraction Operations (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
  • Decimal Operations (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
  • Percent (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
  • Number Comparisons & Equivalents (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)

Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics

  • Geometry Concepts for Pre-Algebra (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
  • Geometry Concepts for Algebra (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
  • Probability & Sets (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
  • Descriptive Statistics (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
  • Linear Applications & Graphs (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
  • Linear Equations (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
  • Algebraic Expressions (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
  • Exponents (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
  • Ratio & Proportional Relationships (3-4 questions, 15-20% of the test)
  • Rational Numbers (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)

Advanced Algebra & Functions

  • Linear Equations (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
  • Linear Applications & Graphs (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
  • Factoring (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
  • Quadratics (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
  • Functions (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
  • Radical and Rational Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
  • Polynomial Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
  • Exponential & Logarithmic Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
  • Geometry Concepts for Algebra 1 (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
  • Geometry Concepts for Algebra 2 (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
  • Trigonometry (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)

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