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ACT Compass Test

ACT Compass Test

The Compass is a computer-adaptive college placement test in Writing Skills and Mathematics. McNeese used these scores in addition ACT and SAT scores to place students in appropriate courses.

Compass testing is conducted Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Please use our online scheduling link at the left to schedule your session. There is a charge of $25.00 per testing session that must be paid online or to the McNeese Cashier before your testing session. If you cannot schedule online, please contact our office at 337-475-5142 or to schedule your testing session.

Test Preparation
Students can review for the ACT Compass test using the sample test questions available on the ACT website.

Compass Writing Skills Sample Test Questions

Compass Mathematics Sample Test Questions 
  • Algebra items begin on page 10 of the document
Remote Testing
Students not able to test in the McNeese Testing Center may test in an approved testing center.

Please contact Testing Services at 337-475-5142 to locate the closest approved testing center and to receive a remote testing code.

Students are responsible for any remote site testing fees.

Calculator Use
Students are allowed to use a calculator on the ACT Compass at McNeese State University. Calculators are not provided and must comply with the Calculator Guidelines established by ACT Compass.