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Do I need to take the COMPASS test?

College Recognized Equivalent at Columbus State Community College

The purpose of the COMPASS placement test is to determine your course eligibility for your first term at Columbus State.  You may be exempt from taking some or all sections of the COMPASS placement test if you meet one or more of the College Recognized Equivalent categories below.  Printable COMPASS exemption flyer for schools and future students.

  Math English Reading Next Steps

ACT Test (completed within the last 2 years)

ACT- 22 or higher

ACT - 18 or higher

ACT – 21 or higher

Contact www.actstudent.org to send your official ACT scores to CSCC (school code 3261)

Contact your Admissions Advisor for questions about your next steps

AP Credit

AP - 3,4,5
Calculus AB or
Calculus BC or
Statistics

AP - 3,4,5
English Comp & Lit or
English Comp & Lang

AP – Not applicable

Contact College Board to send your official AP records to CSCC. 
www.collegeboard.com/ap/student
E-mail:  apexams@info.collegeboard.org

Telephone:            
609-771-7300 or 888-225-5427

Mail:  AP Exams
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ  08541-6671Contact your Admissions Advisor for questions about your next steps

CLEP

CLEP
Calculus with Elementary Functions 69 or higher or College Mathematics – 69 or higher

CLEP – Not applicable

CLEP – Not applicable

Math – Contact the math department for math placement

Contact your Admissions Advisor for questions about your next steps

College Transfer Credit

If you have completed English and/or math at another college, have your transcript sent to CSCC to determine your English and/or math placement

Transfer credit – Not applicable

Contact your previous college(s) to send your official, unopened transcripts to:

Columbus State Community College
ATTN:  Records & Registration Dept.
PO Box 1609
550 E Spring St
Columbus, OH 43216

Transfer Evaluation