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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 through April 30, 2021.

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