All entering freshman are required to take placement assessments appropriate for their majors. Assessment topics include mathematics, English (reading and writing), chemistry, physics, biology, and computer literacy. New transfer students are also required to take placement assessments in areas in which they do not have transfer credit. Group placement assessment sessions are conducted for each new semester. For information regarding placement assessments contact the Admissions Office at 800.CALL.LTU (225.5588).

Students unable to make a scheduled placement assessment date, those students who were admitted to LTU after the group dates have passed, or students needing special accommodations may make arrangements for individual assessment testing by contacting the Academic Achievement Center at 248.204.4120 or

Placement Assessment Study Guides

Review this STUDY GUIDE for Lawrence Tech placement assessments.
Additionally, the button below links to a page with PDFs for practice assessments for the computer based ACCUPLACER Mathematics and ACCUPLACER English placement tests.

Placement Test Practice

We have listed several websites below that can help students prepare for the assessments: