Effective April 2, 2012 students who have achieved the following test scores qualify for an exemption from that portion of the placement test. You may be exempt from one or both sections of the Placement Test based on your scores. Submit a copy of your official score report to the Admissions Office so an exemption can be entered. Please provide the admissions office with a copy of the following test scores for tests taken after April 1995:


Test Reading & Writing Scores Math Scores
SAT 500 Critical Reading (Verbal) 500 Math


50 Critical Reading (Verbal)

50 Math

ACT Composite 21  

GCC does not currently provide exemptions based on the Writing portion of the Test.

Additional Exemptions Include:

  1. Placement test taken at another Institution.
     Please provide the Testing Center with a copy of your scores to be evaluated  for any course requirement.  
  2. Transfer student who has completed English and/or college Algebra, with a grade of   “C” or higher in each subject. Please provide the admissions office with a transcript showing the required course work.
  3. A college degree.
    Please provide admissions with a copy of your transcript showing your degree. Transcript must show grades of C or higher in English and/or College Algebra to qualify for an exemption.
  4. Age 55 years or above.
    Please submit verification of age to admissions.
  5. Previously taken the Placement Test at Gloucester County College.