Academic Achievement Center at MassBay

Welcome to MassBay Community College.

Placement Testing

Welcome to Placement Testing!

You are on your way to becoming a MassBay student! Taking the placement tests helps determine which levels of math and English you will enroll in when beginning your studies at MassBay. The College offers a variety of accelerated, self-paced, and traditional classes that will meet your needs and learning style.

Placement Test Preparation Workshops


Register today for a FREE workshop to help you prepare for the Accuplacer test in math, reading, and/or writing. We welcome MassBay students in degree and certificate programs, as well as students taking courses at Massbay.

FREE Placement Test Preparation Workshops


English as a Second Language (ESL)


The computerized Accuplacer exam is a three-hour test for native English speakers consisting of writing, reading comprehension, and mathematics. Another option is the English as a Second Language (ESL) test, which includes sections on writing, reading, and language usage. ESL students also take the math placement test. ESL students enrolling in college classes should come to a Placement Testing Date to take the AccuPlacer ESL test. Those interested in our Community ESL program should contact and attend a placement test and information session with the Center for Corporate and Community Education (CCE). Please visit Community ESL for more information.



Please call the Academic Achievement Center at 781-239-2620 or email

Placement Test Dates

Wellesley Hills

Wednesday Apr. 11 at 10:00am
Tuesday Apr. 17 at 12:00pm
Friday Apr. 20 at 10:00am
Wednesday Apr. 25 at 10:00am
Monday Apr. 30 at 12:00pm
Friday May. 04 at 10:00am
Tuesday May. 08 at 10:00am
Monday May. 14 at 2:00pm
Monday May. 21 at 10:00am
Thursday May. 24 at 10:00am
Wednesday May. 30 at 10:00am
Wednesday June 6 at 12:00pm
Monday June 11 at 10:00am
Tuesday June 19 at 10:00am
Wednesday June 27 at 5:00pm


hursday Apr. 19 at 10:00am
Tuesday Apr. 24 at 10:00am
Thursday May. 03 at 10:00am
Wednesday May. 16 at 10:00am
Wednesday May. 23 at 5:00pm
Tuesday June 5 at 10:00am
Wednesday June 13 at 10:00am
Thursday June 21 at 10:00am
Monday June 25 at 10:00am

Register for Placement Test


Student ID Number Required