Placement Testing

Assessment and Placement at Cowley College

PLEASE NOTE, A VALID PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR ALL TESTING

Testing Locations

Main Campus
125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City, KS
620.442.0430

Mulvane Center
430 E. Main St. 
Mulvane, KS 67110
Phone: 316.777.3050

Downtown Center
532 S Market, 
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 316.683.6013

Sumner Campus
2205 Shurtz-Juden Loop
Wellington, KS 67152
Phone: 620.441.6555

Please click here to Book an Appointment

Tests and Test Fees

You must apply at Cowley.edu/apply before testing to receive a Cowley ID.

Students will be charged a $25 proctoring fee if scores are to be sent to another institution.

Accuplacer Placement Test:

Cowley uses the Accuplacer test for placement testing. There are three sections: math, reading and writing. The test is not timed (average time per test is 45 minutes).

Fees:

The first test session is free for Cowley students. Each retest is $5 per test section. Each section of the Accuplacer test may be taken three times in one rolling year. Sample questions and test-taking tips can be found on The Accuplacer Website, please click here.

Accuplacer Companion Test:

The Accuplacer Companion Test is a paper/pencil version of Accuplacer. In order to take this test, student must have a copy of documented disability. Please contact Disability Services at 620-441-5557 or jim.brown@cowley.edu to schedule your test.

Click here for the Course Placement Guide

To ensure you have the most accurate policy information, see Policy & Procedures.