Sampson Community College uses the ASSET Placement
Test as part of the
admissions process. The ASSET placement program consist of
four tests: one English,
two mathematics, and one reading. The test is designed to
help place entering
students in the appropriate courses or curriculum programs,
to provide as close a
match as possible between the students' skills and the course
students entering Sampson Community College differ considerably
they are offered developmental courses during the first semester
The ASSET placement test is scheduled throughout each semester.
admission to the college should select a date from the placement
test schedule and
report to the Student Services Division ten minutes before
the beginning of the test.
The placement test requires no registration and takes about
2 hours and 30 minutes.
Students who have a disability or temporary handicap that
prevents them from taking
the placement test under standard conditions may request special
request for special accommodations should be made directly
to the Admissions Office
at least one week prior to testing.
Applicants who present proof of having met one of the following
criteria will be
exempted from taking the placement tests:
- Completion of at least one college level mathematics
and English course with a
grade of ''C'' or better.
- A score of 920 or more on the Scholastic Aptitude
Test (SATI) (Verbal 480; Math
- Graduate of an accredited institution with an
Associate Degree or higher.
- A composite score of 19 or better on the American
College Test (ACT) (Verbal
19, Math 19).
Applicants seeking admission to Associate Degree
Nursing or the Practical Nursing
program are required to complete the ASSET placement test,
ACT, or the SAT.