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Dual Enrollment Placement Testing

New River Community College (NRCC) staff partners with high school personnel to provide Virginia Placement Testing (VPT) for 10th graders or any interested dual enrollment student. For students who are unavailable for the scheduled testing dates, testing can be provided at both the Dublin campus and NRV Mall site location before the August 1 deadline.

For more information about placement testing, please visit our NRCC placement test website.

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Eligibility Requirements for Transferable Courses

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Biology

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: 22
PSAT: 390 PSAT: Cannot be used
SAT: 480 SAT: 530
VPT: ENG 111 VPT: MTE 1-3

English

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: 22
PSAT: Cannot be used PSAT: 500
SAT: 480 SAT: 530
VPT: ENG 111 VPT: MTE 1 or higher
-- Passing Algebra 1 Score

Pre-Calculus

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: 22
PSAT: 390 PSAT: Cannot be used
SAT: 480 SAT: 530
VPT: ENG 111 VPT: MTE 1-9

Calculus

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: Cannot be used
PSAT: 390 PSAT: Cannot be used
SAT: 480 SAT: Cannot be used
VPT: ENG 111 VPT: MTH 263
-- Or- Student must complete MTH 161 & MTH 162 or MTH 167 with a ā€œCā€ or higher

All other Transfer Courses

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: 22
PSAT: 390 PSAT: 500
SAT: 480 SAT: 530
VPT: ENG 111 VPT: MTE 1 or higher
-- Passing Algebra 1 Score

CTE/Technical Education Courses

English Math
ACT:18/18 ACT: 22
PSAT: 390 PSAT: 500
SAT: 480 SAT: 530
VPT: ENF 1 or higher VPT: MTE 1 or higher
-- Passing Algebra 1 Score

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