CCNY Math Placement Test


CCNY Math Placement Test

The CCNY Math Placement Test is administered to all incoming freshman and is used for placement into mathematics or mathematics related courses. All incoming freshman who have met the CUNY's proficiency requirement in math, are required to take the CCNY Math Placement Test. If you are a transfer student you are not require to take the CCNY Math Placement test, your math placement is based on previous coursework as evaluated by our Transfer Evaluation Office. If you are unsure of your placement, please see your academic advisor for assistance.

This test does not affect your acceptance into the college. However, it does affect which course you will be eligible to take based on your major requirements and/or major entry criteria. Scores on the CCNY Math Placement Test are valid only for City College and you may only take this test once.

The CCNY Math Placement Test is in-person, timed, multiple choice, and computer-based. There are 5 sections, each with 10 questions: Arithmetic, Algebra Part I, Algebra Part II, Trigonometry, and Pre-calculus. You have 30 minutes to complete each section. Calculators are not allowed.

Prior to scheduling your test, you must accept our offer of admission and satisfy your commitment deposit. These steps can be found on the checklist of your personalized "MyCity" web page. Please refer to your acceptance e-mail for the details of your acceptance and your MyCity login information. Once you complete these steps, you will be invited to schedule your CCNY Math Placement Test through your MyCity. If you require any testing accommodations or have any questions, feel free to contact us by visiting our Virtual Front Desk at, calling us at (212) 650-6488, or via email at

Preparation Resources
Prepare for the CCNY Math Placement Test by reviewing the CCNY Math Placement Sample Problems. The test sample below is designed to give you a preview of the type of questions you will see on the test. This is not an exact copy of the test.

CCNY MAth Placement Sample Problems…

Get Ready for your Test Day

Math Placement
You can check your math placement on your MyCity page or contact us by visiting our Virtual Front Desk at, calling us at (212) 650-6488, or via email at

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Last Updated: 05/18/2022 12:44