TCC does not have an admissions test. 

Placement Tests

All new-to-college students are required to take a placement test to determine college readiness in reading, writing and mathematics before enrolling in restricted courses. 

The TSI Assessment is the state-approved placement test. Students must satisfy the minimum passing standards(PDF opens in a new window) to satisfy Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and course prerequisite requirements.

Some students may be score exempt from placement testing based on TAKS, SAT, or ACT scores.

Some students may also qualify for a waiver or exception.

Tests Offered

Each campus provides a testing center and offers a variety of tests, which may include:

Other Testing Services include:


  • A government-issued photo ID is mandatory! 
    Examples: driver’s license, passport, military ID or high school ID
  • All electronic devices—including cell phones—must be turned off and stored outside of the testing site.
  • Pencils and scratch paper will be provided.



Contact your campus Testing Center for more information.

Have questions? AskTCC
817-515-TEST (8378)


TCC Testing Services Mission Statement:

To promote student success, Testing Services at Tarrant County College seeks to provide comprehensive, quality testing services in a calm, secure environment. We strive to give prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service to all students and to promote honesty, integrity and fairness in all testing procedures. Testing Services subscribes to the mission and standards outlined by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).



Updated July 31, 2014


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