Placement Tests

Placement tests are required for admissions to CGTC. By using the study guides listed here, you will be better prepared on the test day.


Central Georgia Technical College utilizes COMPASS, published by the American College Testing, Inc. (ACT). This test is computerized and is a state approved assessment instrument for testing applicants for program readiness. Central Georgia Technical College also offers ASSET, another state approved instrument published by ACT at the Crawford and Twiggs Centers only.

Compass is given at the Warner Robins, Macon and Milledgeville campuses, and Crawford County and Putnam County Centers and is a computerized test which includes Writing, Reading, Mathematics, and Algebra. This test is un-timed, and in multiple choice format.

Compass sample tests may be taken online. You may access the sample test on the link below. Students may review sample test questions and answers for any or all sections of the test.


ASSET consists of a series of four tests including Writing, Reading, Numerical Skills, and Elementary Algebra and is only given at Crawford and Twiggs County Centers. This test is a paper and pencil multiple choice test, with each section timed at 25 minutes.


The ACCUPLACER assessment is used by CGTC and other two-year colleges across the country to assess college readiness in Reading, English and Math. It is part of the college admissions and enrollment process where the scores are used by advisors to help students take courses that match their skill level and give them the best opportunities for success.

The Official Web-Based Study App
This web-based study app features tests in Arithmetic, Elementary Algebra, College-Level Math, and Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills. It's accessible from an internet-capable device, and it will help student become familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER test questions.

Free ACCUPLACER Sample Questions (PDF)

This free PDF document gives you examples of the types of questions you will see when you take the ACCUPLACER test. It is useful for some fast and simple preparation prior to taking the test.

COMPASS Testing Schedule


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