Oakland Community College

Compass Placement Testingcomputer lab

The COMPASS test is used to place you in the proper classes at Oakland Community College.  This computerized assessment will provide your English and math placement.

  • COMPASS will adjust the questions you are given based on your successful answers.
  • For example, if your response is correct, you will be given a more difficult problem.
  • If your response is incorrect, you will be given an easier problem until your correct level is determined.

The combined English and Math test requires up to 2.5 hours to complete.

  • The test is given on a “walk-in” basis—no appointment is needed
  • An admissions application must be submitted and processed prior to testing.
  • Driver’s license or picture ID must be presented at testing.

COMPASS sessions are offered at various times.  Click on the links below to see the schedule and practice tests.

COMPASS Schedule

 Math Practice Test     /    English Practice Test