Remote Operations Update: 

Student Assessment Services is currently offering English and Math placement options online. Please click on the following links for both English and Math placement instructions.

Students may complete their English placement remotely by taking our English Directed Self Placement tool. (Please note, Basic and Transitional Studies Level Four and below and International Students with F-1 Visas are not eligible for the Directed Self Placement tool).

Students may complete their Math placement remotely by taking the ALEKS Math Placement Test through Seattle Central College. You will need to send a copy of your placement test score to to be able to register for classes.

GED® Placement

Instructions: If you completed the GED® within the last 10 years, look at the following table for your class placement. If you don’t have the scores needed, click either link at the bottom of the page.

Placement Option Placement Type Course Placement Score Needed


(within 10 years of completion)

English Placement* ENGL&101 165+ on Reasoning through Language Arts Section
ENGL&101/099 145-164 on Reasoning through Language Arts Section

*Students must also show proof of a GED® Certificate with a score of at least 145 on all four subjects.

To use for class placement:



  • Bring a copy of your certificate to the Student Assessment Services Office, Robert Smith Building 76. 

Don’t have the scores needed for the class you want to enroll in?

  • Click here to view all our Class Placement options.
  • Click here for our Placement Test study guides.