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About the Tests

Students who want to enroll in any diploma program at the Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville Campus are required to take the Wonderlic test. There is no minimum score.

Students who want to enroll in A.S. and occupational A.S. degree programs at the Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville Campus are required to achieve a minimum score on the Wonderlic and Accuplacer tests. The score requirements vary from program to program. If you have earned a college degree or have taken college level mathematics and English courses talk with your Admissions Advisor about your test options.

If you have any questions talk with your Admissions Advisor or the Director of Admissions by calling 904-380-2955.

This guide provides links to practice questions and tutorials that will help you study for the Wonderlic and Accuplacer tests.

      
     

    Test Scores

    Program

    Wonderlic Score

    Accuplacer Score

    (Overall/Math)

    Additional Requirements

    Associate in Science Cardiovascular Sonography

    18

    130

    None (Effective April 23, 2012)

    Associate in Science

    Dental Hygiene

    18

    130/45

    Please see catalog or Admissions representative for more information

    Associate in Science

    Nursing

    18

    145/55

    Applicant must achieve a score of 65 on the TEAS entrance examination.

    (This must be completed prior to class start.)

    Associate in Science

    Veterinary Technology

    18

    120

    None

    Accuplacer Question Topics

    The CollegeBoard (2012) says that the Arithmetic test, comprised of 17 questions, measures your ability to perform basic arithmetic operations and to solve problems that involve fundamental arithmetic concepts. There are three types of Arithmetic questions:

    • Operations with whole numbers and fractions: topics included in this category are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, recognizing equivalent fractions and mixed numbers, and estimating.
    • Operations with decimals and percents: topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with decimals. Percent problems, recognition of decimals, fraction and percent equivalencies, and problems involving estimation are also given.
    • Applications and problem solving: topics include rate, percent, and measurement problems, simple geometry problems, and distribution of a quantity into its fractional parts.

    The CollegeBoard (2012) says that the Reading Comprehension test, comprised of 20 questions, measures your ability to understand what you read, to identify main ideas and to make inferences. You need to distinguish between direct statements and secondary or supporting ideas.

    Reference

    College Board. (2012). ACCUPLACER Tests. Retrieved from http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer/accuplacer-tests.html

        
       

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