Placement Testing - Next-Generation ACCUPLACER

What is the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER?

  • Next-Generation ACCUPLACER is an academic placement test.  Your scores are used to determine course placement in Math and Writing.    
  • Next-Generation ACCUPLACER tests use a multiple-choice format. Learn more about the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER tests.
  • Find other answers to questions you might have at our Next-Generation ACCUPLACER FAQ page.

How do I prepare?

How do I register for Next-Generation ACCUPLACER?

  • Contact the Testing Advisor ( or call (605)-394-2428 to make an appointment to take Next-Generation ACCUPLACER.

TEST Location Options

  • Next-Generation ACCUPLACER with South Dakota Mines (in-person or through Zoom) - You can complete the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER testing either in-person or through Zoom with the South Dakota Mines Tutoring and Testing Coordinator.  For students taking this exam for the first time for South Dakota Mines admissions/placement purposes, there is no charge.

Testing at Mines

Need placement testing help or information?
Contact Susan Satter  

TLC (Tech Learning Center)
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
501 E. St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995 

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