English Placement Test

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Test placement results are REQUIRED for placement into classes on the ENGLISH SEQUENCE

above English 301 and for courses with certain English prerequisites.
Students may enroll in English 301 without testing.
Re-assessment allowed AFTER six months, if student has no grade of record in any English Sequence class.

PRIORITY Registration is granted to students who complete
Assessment, Orientation, and Schedule Building or have an ED Plan.  

For your Assessment Session

Plan accordingly!

The English Placement Test is a 45 minute timed essay.
Allow 1 hour for the English Placement Test
No Late Seating; First Come-First Serve
Space is Limited
One-Day Parking Permit $3
Present ANY valid Photo ID
Know your MPC Student ID Number

TESTING LOCATION (unless otherwise indicated):
Testing Center (Student Services Bldg, STS-119) 


To choose between English or ENSL, please answer the following questions:

  • Is English the first language you learned as a child?
  • Did you complete at least five years of education, including high school, in schools where all your subjects were taught in English?
  • Do you usually speak English with your friends and/or co-workers?

If you answered “YES” to two or more questions, take the English Assessment.

If you answered “NO” to two or more questions, review our ENSL Assessment page.


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