COMPASS reviews your reading, math and writing skills. COMPASS is required of all new students.  Exceptions are students with prior college experience and/or guest students.  Guest students are not seeking a degree or certificate from NSCC; they are only taking a course or two at NSCC.

Frequently asked questions.

What should I do before the assessment?

Complete an application for admission and pay the $20 application fee.

What should I bring?

Please bring your Social Security number OR Northwest State student ID number.

Bring a calculator with you.  Graphing calculators are not permitted.

How long does it take?

COMPASS is not timed. Plan on about 1.5 hours to complete the assessment.

When will I get my results?

Results print out immediately upon completion of the assessment.

Can I study for the assessment?

Sample questions can be found at

Where do I go for the assessment?

Room A103.  This is a computer lab on the first floor of Building A.  Easiest access is from the east entrance to Building A.


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