What placement option is best for you?

Your individual situation determines what placement option is best for you. You might use different options for your English and math placements. Review all your options; YVC will honor the highest of your course placements.

Find your situation below and learn about your placement options. Printable Placement Option PDF.

 
​Graduated high school within the last two years​Taken placement test at another community/technical college within the last two years​Successfully completed math and/or English courses at another college​No prior college courses or credits

​Running Start Eligibility -- RS page for application process

​​Smarter Balanced scores of Level 3 or 4 (or 2 with HS Bridge course grade of B or better) (Math must be within one year) Send scores to Testing Services (HS level test only)​Placement Reciprocity (click for instructions) Transcript evaluation -- send official college transcripts to Admissions by quarterly deadlineYVC Placement test -- Accuplacer math & The Write Class assessment​Cumulative HS GPA of 3.2 or better (English placement only)
​Cumulative HS GPA of 3.2 or better (English placement only) Send official HS transcript to AdmissionsTransfer of scores -- have other college send scores to YVC YVC Placement test into English 101 and Math 084/085 and a HS GPA of 2.0 or better
SAT or ACT scores                Send official test score or score download to Testing Services -- click link above for score cut-offsSmarter Balanced scores of Level 3 or 4 (HS level test only)
HS Math Pre-Calculus or Calculus -- certain high schools only, math placement onlySAT or ACT scores  
Credit by testing: AP, CLEP, IB, DSSTCredit by testing: AP, CLEP, IB, DSST
YVC Placement test -- Accuplacer math & The Write Class assessmentTranscript evaluation -- send official college transcripts to Admissions by quarterly deadline
HS Math Pre-Calculus or Calculus -- certain high schools only, math placement only

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