Placement Test Exemptions

If you meet any of the following test exemptions, please have OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION sent to Sandhills.

Unweighted GPA ≥ 2.6 and four qualifying math classes reflected on high school transcript. Submit official transcripts to the Admissions office for review. High school graduation date must be within five years of the start term at SCC.

College credits in English and Mathematics may be awarded after evaluation of an official college transcript. Submit office transcripts to the Admissions office.

Transferred scores from other schools should be sent directly from that school to the Testing Office. Sandhills accepts ACCUPLACER, ASSET, and COMPASS scores from tests completed within the last five years.

SAT of ACT tests completed within the last five years may qualify for a full/partial test exemption. Official scores should be sent to the Testing Office.

  • SAT:
    • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 480
    • Math: 530
  • ACT:
    • English: 18
    • Reading: 22
    • Math 22:


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