Admissions and Placement Testing

Information about admissions and placement testing for prospective students.

Bow Valley College offers Admissions testing for select career programs and Placement testing for High School Upgrading applicants.

Test schedules

November 2017

December 2017

Preparation materials

The Placement test for High School Upgrading uses Accuplacer testing software. The Classic Accuplacer test includes the following sections:

  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Skills
  • WritePlacer Essay

Below are links to practice questions and additional information about the test:

Proctor information

If you live within a 1-hour drive of a Bow Valley College campus, you are expected to complete your admissions test at one of our locations. Please see the locations and contact information for our regional campuses. If you live beyond a 1-hour drive of a Bow Valley College campus, you have the option to complete the admissions test within your community with a suitable proctor.

Admissions Test - Proctor Request Form PDF (this form can only be used for Placement/Admissions testing)

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