It is the mission of Midlands Technical College to enable students to achieve their potential. For this reason, student assessment is part of the college's educational program.
From the time you apply to the college until the time you leave, you will participate in a series of tests and surveys designed to:
These tests and surveys will be used to help you achieve your individual goals and to improve college programs and services for all students.
We encourage you to become a partner in the assessment and learning process. Your earnest and sincere participation on tests, learning tasks, exit exams and surveys will give the college accurate information that will be used in planning effective programs and services. It will also help us help you reach your goals.
The first type of assessment you will encounter at the college will be either COMPASS, the college's primary placement test, or the ASSET placement test. Most students will take an academic skills assessment unless receiving a waiver from the Admissions Office based on previous successful college work or advanced placement test (CLEP or AP) scores as specified in college admission requirements.
Depending on your intended program of study, you may encounter other types of assessment at Midlands Technical College. These could include:
For more information on available services, you may contact us by telephone by calling Beltline Campus Student Assessment at 803-790-7522 or by calling the Airport Campus Student Assessment office at 803-822-3659, or, by sending us an email.