Practice & Prepare


Before you test

Thoughtful exam preparation may generate placements that are more accurate and save you time and money in your academic journey.


Students may receive tutoring in Math and Reading to help prepare to take the Accuplacer test. Complete the Next Generation Accuplacer Practice Test BEFORE your test prep appointment and bring the practice test with you. By completing this practice test ahead of time, your tutor will be able to more quickly identify your strengths and areas of improvement.

To schedule a tutoring appointment, use your StarID and Password to schedule online, see the front-desk of T.3200, or call 612-659-6140.

The Official Web-Based Study App

The ACCUPLACER web-based study app features practice tests in each test subject. It is accessible from most devices with internet access, and will help you become familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER test questions.

  • “Learn as you go” tests provide you with explanation of the correct or incorrect responses.
  • Sample tests are similar to the real thing, so you’ll know ahead of time what your experience will be like on test day.
  • You can save your work at any time, and come back when it’s convenient for you.
  • You can review your score history to see what you’re already doing well and what skills you should focus on improving.

ACCUPLACER Practice Questions and Other Resources

These free resources include the types of questions and essays you’ll see when you take the ACCUPLACER test. Make sure you check with your academic advisor to identify which version of ACCUPLACER you should prepare for.

Inside the Next Generation Accuplacer and ESL Accuplacer Test

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