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Academic Center for Excellence

Placement Exams

Typically, first-year placement in math and writing courses is determined by your ACT or SAT scores. If you don’t have scores, you may take a Montana Tech placement exam instead.

Dual credit or AP courses? Email your test scores, grades, or in-progress schedule to We will let you know if placement testing is still required.

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Our placement exams may be taken remotely online, or in-person at our Highlands College Campus. There is no charge for either option for incoming Fall 2021 students.

Register for testing by following one of the links below.

Register for in-person testingRegister for remote testing

If you have any questions about Montana Tech placement exams, please contact Barb Collins at 406-496-3791 or