Placement Testing Preparation

If it has been a long time since you have been in school, you may wish to review a few test preparation sites.

Remember, the purpose of placement testing is to make sure you begin at Sandhills Community College enrolled in classes that are not too difficult and proceed from there. We have an open door policy. You will not be denied an education, but we don’t want you to find yourself beginning at a point too difficult and become discouraged.

Make your appointment first

Email to schedule a testing appointment.
Appointments are available on most Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:00 am.

Once you have made your testing appointment, you will need to set up a testing account. You will then receive instructions on how set up a testing account.

Topics covered on the RISE placement test.


The Sandhills Community College Department of Mathematics encourages you to complete practice tests at before attempting a math placement test or re-test. You can choose practice tests in a variety of subject and skill levels. Test-taking and study tips and tutorials with sample problems and solutions are also available. is another great site that will allow you to refresh or advance your math skills.