All applicants will be required to complete placement testing or submit college transfer work in math and English before enrolling in their first semester of classes. Students may take the COMPASS placement test or submit their American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores. Test scores are only valid at Great Falls College MSU for three years.
The COMPASS test is a three part test which includes Reading Comprehension; Writing Skills and Math computation skills. The placement test scores are used solely for placement in math, English and Biology classes and will not prevent a student from entering Great Falls College MSU. COMPASS tests are scheduled on campus at a variety of days and times to meet the students needs. Students can schedule the COMPASS test by contacting Student Central at 406.771.4414.
View sample questions for the COMPASS test.