Office of Admissions

Contact and Hours

First Floor Lobby in Victor Hall
(Find us on the campus map)

912.344.2503
fax 912.344.3417
admissions.info@armstrong.edu

Monday-Thursday
8:15 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday
8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m.

COMPASS Placement Exam

  • The COMPASS placement exam required for nontraditional students (23 years or older) if that student has never enrolled in  the equivalent of English 1101 or Math 1111/1001).
  • COMPASS is a computerized placement test that measures skills in math, reading, and English. The information derived from the assessment will indicate areas where you are strong, academic areas where you may need help, and which courses might be a starting point for your academic success.
  • Nontraditional students may submit SAT/ACT test scores in place of the COMPASS if the scores are not older than 7 years.
  • Students will be allowed to take the test two times for free. Any further attempts will be a $20 fee. Scores are only valid for three years from testing date. 
  • Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information and to sign up to take the COMPASS placement exam 912.344.2503

Minimum COMPASS Exam Scores

  • Prospective students must meet the following minimum scores on the COMPASS test in order to be admitted. Please note that students will be denied if they place into more than two Learning Support Classes.

    Compass Scores Learning Support Regular Admissions
    English (Writing) 32-70 71+
    Reading 62-77 78+
    Math (Algebra) 20-39 40+

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