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Admissions Advising & Career Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-753-2102


Placement Test Scores.

Placement Test Scores

What is ALEKS PPL?

Great Basin College requires an ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) Assessment to determine readiness for mathematics courses. ALEKS PPL is a web-based program that uses artificial intelligence to map a student’s strengths and weaknesses. The Placement Assessment is up to 30 questions and generally takes 60-90 minutes to complete. After the Placement Assessment, an individualized Prep and Learning Module is available for students to refresh their knowledge on forgotten topics. Students then have the opportunity to reassess and improve their placement to place into a higher math course, which eventually can save the student money. Students may re-take the ALEKS assessment four times, so it is best to begin as soon as possible.

The Placement Assessment results are used to determine the most appropriate courses for each student as they move forward with college coursework. After taking a Placement Assessment, students should meet with their advisor to review their results and enroll in the best classes based on their scores. For questions on how to prepare and to take the placement test, please view the Great Basin College Placement Webpage Guide.

How to Select Your Math and English Courses

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Admissions Advising & Career Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-753-2102

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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