Most students attending Mt. San Antonio College are required to participate in assessment. The assessment and placement process has been established to enable all students an opportunity to achieve probable success in their course work. In addition, the process allows the faculty to instruct their courses at an appropriate level with the knowledge that students will be reasonably prepared.
Apply online at www.mtsac.edu before taking your placement tests. Assessment must be completed prior to your orientation and registration date and time. Test scores are valid for two years. Students may retest after three months.
Students are exempt (but not prohibited) from taking the placement test to determine their eligibility for English and math courses if they: