South Mountain Community College accepts several different tools for placement into our courses. You can review all of the placement options on this website.
Students can complete Step 2 of the Enrollment process, Determine Placement, entirely online.
The Maricopa County Community College District uses multiple measures for course placement in order to identify the right courses to support your success. These measures include:
|Measure||Criteria||How to Submit Scores|
|High School GPA||Attended high school within the past 10 years Completed at least two years of high school||Submit an electronic copy* here|
|ACT Scores or SAT Scores||Taken within last five years||Submit an electronic copy* here|
|GED Scores||Taken within last five years||Submit an electronic copy* here|
|ACCUPLACER and WritePlacer Scores||Taken within the last two years||Automatically uploaded|
|EdReady Scores||See Student Guide||Automatically uploaded|
Please note: South Mountain Community College is not administering the ACCUPLACER or WritePlacer at this time. Students who still require an ACCUPLACER/WritePLACER score can instead use the Maricopa EdReady Diagnostic Assessments by following the instructions in this guide.
Our Placement Coach uses the measures listed above to provide you with course recommendations. You are encouraged to share your results with your advisor when you begin the enrollment process.
Once you have explored your possible placement, make sure you submit evidence of your scores online using the Course Placement Electronic Form e-Form. You will need to log into the e-Form with your Maricopa Enterprise ID (MEID) and password.