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Northwest College asks for your ACT, SAT and/or COMPASS test scores to make sure you register into classes appropriate for your skill level. Find your ACT/SAT scores below to see if you will need to take a COMPASS Test before you enroll in classes.

Test ScoreCOMPASS Requirement
NO ACT/SAT score COMPASS Tests required
(Math, English & Reading)
ACT/SAT composite score
below 20/911
COMPASS Reading Test required
ACT/SAT composite score
below 19/910
COMPASS English Test encouraged but not required
ACT/SAT math sub score
below 23/540
COMPASS Math Test encouraged but not required

COMPASS Tests can be taken at summer New Student Registration events or by contacting the Student Success Center at 307.754.6135 to make an appointment for testing.


Brad Hammond
Registrar, Admissions & Judicial Affairs Director

Office: ORB102C
Phone: 307.754.6400

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