While placement tests do not determine if you are admitted to Carteret Community College, they do determine whether or not you can take college-level courses, or if you need to complete college-prep (pre-curriculum) review courses before taking college-level coursework. Preparing yourself for the placement test, by reviewing and taking practice tests, can save you lots of time and money. Based on your placement scores, there are up to 1 level each of Computer Literacy and Keyboarding, up to 2 levels of Writing & Reading (English) review, and up to 4 levels of Math review.
Each college-prep review course you place into will cost you extra time and money to complete. Please look at the chart below to see the time and money required for each pre-curriculum course at Carteret:
There are 3 semesters each year, Fall semester (August-December),
Spring semester (January-May), and Summer semester (May-July). For
example, if you needed to take Computerl Literacy 070, English
095/095A, and Math 070, it would take you one semester to complete the
courses, and cost $550 for in-state students, or $1,930.40 for
out-of-state students. If you needed to complete all 4 levels of Math,
it would take you one year and one semester, and cost $800.00 for
in-state students, or $3,680.60 for out-of-state students. Save
yourself time and money, practice and review before you take your
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Last updated 03/07/2010.