Step 3 of the UC Blue Ash Admission Process: Placement Testing

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Placement tests in English and Math are required for students who do not have college-ready ACT/SAT scores or official transcripts with qualifying college credit. The Reading Placement Test is required only for CPAS Students Only. Placement tests will assist advisors in placing you in the correct classes. You are strongly encouraged to take all your placement tests at the earliest session available to you.

Step 3 of the UC Blue Ash Admission Process: Placement Testing

After completing STEP 2: Confirming your admission to UC Blue Ash College, you need to take your placement tests.

Placement Test & Orientation Dates

After confirmation, students must take needed placement tests and then schedule orientation. Both are required.  

Testing Requirements 
Online Placement Tests
On-Campus Placement Tests

Start Term

Last On-Campus Placement Test

Last Orientation

Spring 2018 December 20, 2017
January 4, 2017.
Summer 2018 TBD TBD

Fall 2018

TBD

TBD

Note: Students will not be able to schedule orientation until they have completed their placement tests. It is imperative that students complete placement tests at least two weeks before the orientation desired. 

Steps for Completing Placement Testing

Use the steps below to successfully complete placement testing!

1. Determine which placement tests you need to take

All students are required to complete placement testing, unless they have qualifying ACT/SAT scores, or appropriate transfer credit. Click below to learn about the different placement testing requirements.

Note: Transfer and Dual-Enrollment credit may also qualify for test exemption. Official transcripts from those schools must be submitted to the University of Cincinnati and processed.

2. Decide if you are completing placement testing online or on campus

UC Blue Ash College offers placement testing both online and on campus. Please note, the Reading placement test must be taken on campus. For information about the different ways to complete placement testing, click below!

3. Register for your placement testing

In order to test on campus, you will need to register for a testing session. There are multiple testing sessions during the summer. Please note, the Reading placement test must be taken on campus. Click below to register for an on campus placement test.

If you are testing online, you do not need to register.

The Math placement test can be taken online via your Blackboard account anytime. The English placement test is available every Thursday at noon - Tuesday at noon.

4. Review Practice Material

UC Blue Ash College has provided a free series of tutorials to help students prepare for college level work as they get ready for starting their first year of college. The tutorials will also review materials for the Math and English placement tests.

5. Complete placement testing and Register for Orientation

For our faculty and staff to best support you, it is imperative that you complete your placement tests at least two weeks before your orientation. You will be required to complete your placement tests by the deadline in order to attend orientation during the corresponding date. If you do not complete your placement tests by the deadline, you may be delayed in starting classes.

Note: You must also register to attend orientation. You are not automatically registered for an orientation session by completing placement testing.


Contact Information

Admissions Office
Muntz Hall • Room 150
Phone: (513) 745-5783
placementtesting@ucblueash.edu