Testing Requirements

Qualifying test scores to enroll in MOWR Core Courses are as follows:

Reading 64, Sentence Skills 70, Elementary Algebra 57
Critical Reading 450, Math 440
(Beginning March 2016) Reading 25, Writing 26, Math 24
Reading 17, English 16, Math 19
Reading 41, Writing 40, Math 32, Algebra 42
Reading 79, Writing 62, Math 26, Algebra 37

Qualifying test scores to enroll in MOWR Certificate Courses are as follows:

Reading 55, Sentence Skills 60, Math 34, Elementary Algebra 23*
Critical Reading 430, Math 400
(Beginning March 2016) Reading 24, Writing, 25, Math 22, Algebra 22*
Reading 13, English 12, Math 17, Algebra 17*
Reading 38, Writing 37, Math 32, Algebra 36**
Reading 70, Writing 32, Math 26, Algebra 28**


*The Algebra score is only required for certain certificate programs and will not apply to most technical certificate programs.

  • If you have taken the SAT, then go to www.collegeboard.org, log into your account, and request that your scores get sent to West Georgia Technical College.
  • If you have taken the ACT, then go to www.actstudent.org, log into your account, and request that your scores get sent to West Georgia Technical College.
  • If you have not taken the SAT, ACT or COMPASS, or your scores do not meet the minimum requirements, then you will be required to take our Accuplacer entrance exam.


  • There is no charge for the first attempt on the Accuplacer placement test for high school students wishing to pursue Move On When Ready (MOWR).
  • Testing days/times are listed below.
  • Students must present their photo ID at the time of the test, and identify themselves to the testing administrator as a high school student testing for MOWR.
  • Students must know/bring their Social Security Number, as this will be used to issue them a West Georgia Tech student ID number (900#).

Accuplacer Testing Days and Times:

Carroll Campus - 770-836-6800 - Tuesdays 9am-5pm
Coweta Campus - 770-755-7440 - Wednesdays 9am-5pm
Douglas Campus - 770-947-7300 - Wednesdays 9am-5pm
LaGrange Campus - 706-756-4650 - Tuesdays 9am-5pm
Murphy Campus - 770-537-5740 - Thursdays 9am-5pm
Or contact us at MOWR@westgatech.edu.

MOWR Retest Policy

A student who applies to enroll at WGTC through the MOWR program may retest in the following ways:

  • A student is allowed one free retest session after submitting a MOWR Student Application to WGTC AND completing three (3) months of high school instruction.
  • A MOWR applicant may choose to retest by waiting seven (7) days and by paying $15 per test session (Reading, Sentence Skills or Math/Algebra). The student must pay a WGTC Campus cashier prior to retesting and will complete retesting through the traditional WGTC testing schedule on the college campus. A picture ID and SS# is required to check in.