Reading & ESL Center at College of San Mateo - Placement Testing
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Reading & ESL Center
Placement Testing

Placement tests are designed to assess your current skills in reading, English/ESL, and mathematics. The tests results are used by counselors and by teachers/instructional aides in the Reading & ESL Center to assist you in selecting appropriate courses.
  • Testing takes approximately 2 hours
  • There is no fee for taking the placement tests
  • You must present a photo ID and your College of San Mateo student ID (or Student Identification Number/G-number) on the test day
  • You must complete the Application for Admission before testing
Testing takes place in the Assessment Center, College Center Building 10, Room 370. For more information, please visit the Assessment Center web site.