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Academic Placement & Testing Center Update

There will be no Academic Assessment (Accuplacer) Testing until further notice.  Academic Placement & Testing office will keep our Accuplacer Test Dates webpage updated at

All other testing services have been suspended until further notice.

Students may contact us via email (preferred) or call 978-556-3410. In your message, please include your name, email address, phone number and the reason for your call.

The Lawrence Campus is closed until further notice. All inquiries should be forwarded to the Haverhill Campus via email (preferred) or call  978-556-3872.

Whether you are looking to take the Academic Placement Assessment to become a student at NECC, take advantage of our testing services such as HiSET/GED or ATI TEAS for our health profession programs, or earn college credit with our Credit for Prior Learning for your previously gained knowledge or skills, the Academic Placement & Testing Center can help.

Academic Assessment

When you become an NECC student, you will take the Academic Placement Assessment, or ACCUPLACER, which will help to accurately place you in the appropriate English and math classes to ensure your success. No appointment is necessary.
Learn more about taking the Academic Placement Assessment.

Testing Services

As a National College Testing Association (NCTA) certified testing center, we offer a variety of testing services. Whether you are looking to earn college credit by completing an exam on a certain subject, take a test for licensure and certifications, take the GED or HiSET to earn your high school equivalency credential or take the ATI TEAS test for our health profession programs, we can help.
Learn more about our Testing Services.

Credit for Prior Learning

Do you have career or military experience? Are you proficient with computers and software? Do you speak Spanish or another language? Then you may be able to earn college credit for your knowledge and skills. With NECC’s Credit for Prior Learning, you can save money, move through the sequence of courses at a faster pace, and graduate quicker!
Learn more about Credit for Prior Learning.

Contact and About Us

View the Academic Placement & Testing Center’s Contact information, hours, mission statement and policies.


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