English Placement

You do need to take an English test:

  • If you plan to enroll in any English course and you don’t meet the exceptions outlined below.
  • You plan to enroll in a course with an English prerequisite.
  • If you plan to enroll in CNSL 50.

You do not need an English placement test:

  • If you have a college degree from an accredited U.S. college or university
  • If you are eligible for English 1A  (freshman level English) or higher
  • Until you are planning to start your English course work

Introduction to computerized placement testing for English.

You must complete and submit the Foothill College Application for Admission prior to attending a testing session.

Schedule an Appointment  Test is approximately 1 hour in length.

Validity Statement - A student's placement is valid for two years and then the placement exam must be taken again.

* Retest Policy - You may take the English Placement test once in an academic year.

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Placement Testing

General Information
Placement F.A.Q.
Proctoring Services
Preparing for Your Placement Tests
Test Results
iTEP Instructions

Office closed on:
• Thurs, Sept. 10
• Thurs, Sept. 17
• Fri, Sept. 18

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External Resources
StudentLingo College Workshops

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Accuplacer Study Application
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English Test Samples
English Cut Scores
English Course Sequence