LCC is operating - we're just doing things differently.

LCC will continue to operate remotely until further notice (a list of face-to-face and hybrid classes for fall is now available). Medical Assisting, Nursing, Machining and Welding resumed limited lab activity on May 5. Applications for emergency funding assistance are still being accepted. - Learn More.

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Due to precautions related to COVID-19, please note the following information:


Virtual Help Center

Our Testing staff is available via our Virtual Help Center to support you and answer your questions.

  Follow the link below between the hours of 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Our Math Placement is now online and can be proctored remotely.

  • To schedule, visit our scheduling site
  • You will need a desktop or laptop computer with a webcam.

Other ways to reach us during this time:

High school students and recent graduates have a lot of options when it comes to math and English placement.

If you are currently enrolled in high school, or are a recent graduate of a Washington state high school (within the last ten years), and you plan to attend Lower Columbia College, you may be eligible for alternative placement. Scroll below to review your options.

  Contact the placement office at (360) 442-2360. Running Start students, please contact a Running Start advisor.


Math Placement Options

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC)

High school students who graduated from a Washington State high school between 2016 and 2018 may be eligible for direct placement into an LCC College Level Math course.

High School Math Transfer Agreement (HSTA)

Lower Columbia College maintains agreements with the high schools in Cowlitz, Columbia, and Wahkiakum Counties regarding math placement for current high school students and recent high school graduates.

GPA Math Placement

If you completed Algebra 2 or higher with a C or better sometime in the last ten years, you may be eligible for direct math placement into a college level math course at Lower Columbia College.

College in the High School

If you successfully completed college level math courses while enrolled at your high school, you can transfer those credits to LCC.

Advanced Placement (AP) Course Credit

LCC grants credit in several subject areas for students who have obtained a qualifying score on the College Board Advanced Placement examinations.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Math Scores

High School graduates who completed an SAT exam within the last year, and earned a score of 550 and above, are eligible for direct placement into Non-STEM College Level Math course.


English Placement Options

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC)

High school students who graduated from a Washington State high school between 2016 and 2018 may be eligible for direct placement into an LCC College Level English course.

College in the High School

If you successfully completed college level English courses while enrolled at your high school, you can transfer those credits to LCC.

Advanced Placement (AP) course credit

LCC grants credit in several subject areas for students who have obtained a qualifying score on the College Board Advanced Placement examinations.


Contact the Testing Center

We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in Main (MAN) 128. No appointment is needed. If you need accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, (360) 442-2340.

 Angel Ruvalcaba/Placement & Intake Manager

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2361
  aruvalcaba@lowercolumbia.edu

 Sarah Westlund/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2362
  swestlund@lowercolumbia

Testing Office (General Inquiries)

  (360) 442-2360
 
testing@lowercolumbia.edu

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