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The AccuPlacer is the university's placement test. All incoming freshmen are required to take the placement test.

Steps to register for and take the placement test:

  • Obtain a placement form from the Academic Advising Center in room South-360. Freshmen: AccuPlacer will be administered during Orientation.
  • Report to Testing Services room South-280 at assigned time and on scheduled test date.
    See testing dates under Testing Schedules menu.

What to bring:

  • Placement form
  • Two pieces of identification (Current Official Photo ID must be issued by a school, employer, or city/state/federal government agency)
  • Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers)
  • $29.00 for exam fee (cash, money order, VISA, MasterCard or Discover Card)

Getting test results:

You can find out your placement results immediately following the test by sitting with an Academic Advisor in the Academic Advising Center in room South-360.

The placement test is offered only to UH-Downtown students. If you have not been admitted to UH-Downtown please check your admissions status on For sample questions, log on to then type accuplacer practice test.

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Last updated or reviewed on 9/13/13

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