All new students can take placement tests online or on campus for free. Placement tests can be completed from home with a laptop (Google Chrome required), or at any of NEIU's campuses.
Register to take your test online/remotely to take your tests at home (free). To test remotely, you will need a computer (desktop or laptop) with a webcam and audio capabilities. Within 1-2 business days (longer on weekends and holidays) after filling out the form, you will receive an email with your remote voucher code (from ACCUPLACER with subject line: Remote Voucher Notification).
Once you receive your voucher code, you can create an account with our proctoring partner and schedule your placement tests. Make sure you have your voucher code ready, and download the latest version of Google Chrome browser and use Chrome when creating your account, scheduling and testing.
Placement tests are untimed (there is no time limit). Be sure to set aside at least 90 minutes for each test. Learn more information about the test itself and preparation materials.
Register for in person testing and let us know you are coming to either our Bryn Mawr campus, CCICS, or El Centro. Please note the location of our test and arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time with a valid photo ID and your NEIU student ID number which can be found on your acceptance letter.
After finishing the placement test and answering a few background questions, you will see your score and placement on the next screen. You may take a screenshot of your results and/or print them. Your score will be available on NEIUport within 1-3 business days. Essay scores will be available up to 24 hours after taking the exam. Reading and Writing Survey results will be available within 5-7 days.
All test scores will be posted on NEIUport within 1-3 business days. Please follow the steps below to locate them:
Learn more about interpreting your test scores.
It is highly recommended that prior to the test, you prepare by using our Placement Test Preparation page as a study resource.
In addition to placement testing, please be sure to continue through as many of the important Next Steps for Admitted Students as possible.
If you have any problems registering, contact Testing Services at (773) 442-5293 or email@example.com.