COMPASS Placement Testing

What is the COMPASS test?
COMPASS is an untimed, computerized test that evaluates your skills for appropriate course placement in math and reading. Your results are available immediately upon test completion and will be used to place you into reading and math courses at Rhodes State College.
Is it possible to receive accommodations on the test if I have a diagnosed disability?
Students with documented disabilities who need test accommodations (sign language interpreters, tests in auditory format, or large print) should contact the Office of Accommodative Services before arranging to take the COMPASS test. Contact Accommodative Services  located in the Testing Center in Tech Lab 132 or AccommodativeService@rhodesstate.edu.
Can I use a calculator on the math portion of the test?
Visit COMPASS calculator requirements for a complete list of prohibited calculators. The Testing Center has calculators for you to borrow.
What do I need to know about scheduling my test?
• Call, email or visit the Testing Center to schedule your appointment.
• See testing session times.
• Bring a valid, government issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, state identification card, or passport.
• You may bring an approved calculator.
• The test is untimed and, on average, takes about 1.5 hours to complete. Please read the Testing Standards for more information.

Additional COMPASS information for test takers

COMPASS Study Links

Please read the Testing Standards for more information.