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Smarter Balanced and COCC

What is the Smarter Balanced assessment?

Smarter Balanced is a career and college readiness assessment, given to high school students.

What courses am I eligible for, based on my Smarter Balanced scores?

Smarter Balanced Score Level Math Placement Writing Placement
4 Placed in MTH 105, 111, or 211, depending on program Placed in WR 121
3 Placed in MTH 105, 111, or 211, depending on program Placed in WR 121

How do I submit my Smarter Balanced scores for placement at COCC?

Scores must be submitted either in person to Enrollment Services at any COCC Campus, or via fax (541-318-3700) or via email at: welcome@cocc.edu. Processing scores takes approximately 3 business days.

Do the Smarter Balances scores expire?

Smarter Balance scores are valid for two years from the date you took the test.