Accuplacer

What is it?

  • Accuplacer is an untimed, computerized test used for admission purposes and to evaluate your skills for course placement in reading, writing, and math. Formatting of the test is available on the College-Board Accuplacer website entitled: “Inside the Test“.
  • To determine your course placement at UA Little, you may refer to the “Test Score Placement Guide
  • NOTE: Accuplacer scores are valid for four(4) years. If your scores are older, you will have to retake the exam.
  • You may schedule an appointment online: ualr.at/exam. You will be able to select the day and time of your appointment and submit your payment using a VISA, MasterCard, or Discover credit card or a debit card.

Test fees


Test fees are located on our website. Please note that they are subject to change.

Requirements to test at UA Little Rock and identification

UALR applicants or current students

  1. Must have a valid and working email address.
  2. Must present an official and acceptable Government-issued photo ID:

Considering higher education but have not selected an institution

  1. Must have a valid and working email address.
  2. Must present an official and acceptable Government-issued photo ID:
  3. A UA Little Rock identification number, known as a “T” number, will be created for you if you are not a UA Little Rock student. You will come to Testing Services, which is located in the Student Services Center room 315, and present your acceptable ID and a “T” number will be created for you. The “T” number is required prior to taking the Accuplacer exam.

Testing at UA Little Rock for another institution

An Accuplacer voucher is required from your institution. The voucher information will facilitate the delivery of your score results to that institution immediately after you complete the exam.

  1. Contact the institution to which to wish to apply or are currently attending.
  2. Explain you wish to take the Accuplacer exam at UA Little Rock and require a voucher.
  3. It is customary for the voucher to be emailed to you, but ask your institutional representative to confirm.

Your institution may assess a fee to create your voucher. Be aware that the UA Little Rock Accuplacer fee will be in addition to the one you may have to submit to your institution.


Request your score report be sent to or from UA Little Rock


If you have taken the Accuplacer at another institution and want your score report sent to UA Little Rock:

  1. Accuplacer scores may not be older than four(4) years to be considered for admission or placement at UA Little Rock.
  2. Request that your official score report be mailed to UA Little Rock Testing Services, OR
  3. You may hand-deliver your score report to UA Little Rock Testing Services provided that:
    • Your score report is delivered in a sealed envelope, AND
    • The official stamp or seal of the institution overlaps the back flap and envelope body, OR
    • An official, of the previous institution, writes his/her signature in ink across the glued back flap overlapping the envelope body.

Sending Your Score Report to Another Institution

If you have taken the Accuplacer at UA Little Rock, and want your score report sent to another institution:

  1. Download the Test Score Release Authorization for Accuplacer form.
  2. Make sure your signature is on the form. We will not process your request without your signature.
  3. Mail, hand-deliver, fax, or email the form to:
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    Testing Services
    2801 S. University Avenue
    Student Services Center, Room 315
    Little Rock, AR 72204

    Fax: 501.569.8096
    Email: proctor@ualr.edu

After the Office of Testing Services receives your completed and signed Test Score Release Authorization, we will send your official score report to the institution you designated on the form.


Disability Accommodations


One must be approved for accommodation(s) through the UA Little Rock Disability Resource Center (DRC). Please refer to Accommodated Testing for assistance.

The Accuplacer is an un-timed test, so if you require extended time it is already available through the standard administration.

The paper/pencil format is also available, but must be ordered from the CollegeBoard which can take two weeks or more. After you have registered with the DRC and been approved for the paper/pencil accommodation, please contact Testing Services at 501.569.3198 to inform us of your approval to use the paper/pencil format. We will order the exam. After it arrives we will contact you to schedule your appointment.


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