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Placement Testing

Placement testing is required of all Bitterroot College (BC) students before they can register for college level math and writing courses.

Math Placement Test

  • The ALEKS math placement test is available online or at the BC for students who have been admitted to the Bitterroot College.
  • There is no charge for taking the ALEKS math placement test.
  • To take the ALEKS math placement test online from your own computer, visit www.aleks.com/sign_up and enter K4VET DGGQ3 as the Course Code.
  • To take the ALEKS math placement test at the BC, schedule a test time by contacting Darlene Reese at (406) 375-0100 or
  • ALEKS Practice Assessment (click on Try ALEKS Now in Student Module box; practice assessment requires a personal email address)

Writing Placement Test

  • Accepted writing placement tests:  ACT Writing Test, SAT Writing Section, Compass e-Write, or MUS Writing Assessment (test scores must date within last three years).
  • The Compass e-Write placement test is available at the BC for students who have been admitted to the Bitterroot College.
  • There is a $15 charge for BC students taking the Compass e-Write placement test.
  • Contact Darlene Reese at (406) 375-0100 or for more information or to schedule a Compass e-Write placement test at the BC.
  • Tips for taking the Compass e-Write placement test

Taking Placement Tests for Other Schools

  • For non-Bitterroot College students needing to take a placment test, contact Darlene Reese at (406) 375-0100 or for more information.