Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Set up your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Test Score Interpretation

Understanding Placement Test Results

The Testing Center utilizes a set of codes, 1005, 3004, 5600, etc. for each course a student tests into.  It's important to be aware of this information since PiratesNet will only contain the placement score.

You may check your scores by logging into PiratesNet

    • Click on: Log in
    • Enter: User ID & Password
    • Click on: Current / Former Students
    • Click on: Test Summary (located under academic profile)

MJC English Recommendation

Score  Placement
1005 ENGL 101
1004 ENGL 50 or ELIC 150
1003 ENGL 45 or 49
1002 ENGL 49

MJC English Multiple Measures

Score Placement
5 ENGL 101

MJC AP English Lit/Comp

Score Placement
3.5 ENGL 102, 103

MJC AP English Lang/Comp

Score Placement
3.5 ENGL 102, 103

MJC Reading Recommendation

Score Placement
3004 READ 184
3003 READ 82, 62, SPELL 32
3002 READ 40, 21, SPELL 31

MJC ESL Recommendation

Score Placement
5700 ELIC 140
5600 ELIC 30
5500 ELIC 21
5400 ELIC 20
5300 Take CASAS ESL Test for placement
5200 Take CASAS ESL Test for placement
5100 Take CASAS ESL Test for placement

MJC ESL CASAS Recommendation

Score Placement
236-245 ESL 5 or ESL 906
221-235 ESL 5 or ESL 905
211-220 ESL 4 or ESL 904
201-210 ESL 3 or ESL 903
191-200 ESL 2 or ESL 902
0-100 ESL 1 or ESL 901

English Test, Other Colleges

Score Placement
6 ENGL 102, 103
5 ENGL 101
3 ENGL 50
2 ENGL 49, ENGL 45

Reading Test, Other Colleges

Score Placement
3 READ 184
2 READ 82, 62, SPELL 32
1 READ 40, 21 SPELL 31

MJC Math Recommendation

Score Placement
2800 MATH 171
2700 MATH 162
2600 MATH 138, 161
2500 MATH 90, 101, 105, 111, 130, 134
2400 MATH 89, 90
2300 MATH 29, 30, AG 280
2200 MATH 19, 20
2100 MATH 9, 10

MJC Math Multiple Measures

Score Placement
5 MATH 101, 105, 111, 130, 134, 138, 161
4 MATH 101, 105, 111, 130, 134 

MJC AP Math Calculus AB

Score Placement
4-5 MATH 172

MJC AP Math Calculus BC

Score Placement
5 MATH 173
4 MATH 172

Math Test, Other Colleges

Score Placement
9 MATH 171
8 MATH 162
5-7 MATH 101, 105, 111, 130, 134, 138, 161
4 MATH 80, 88, 89, 90
3 MATH 50, 70, 71
2 MATH 20
1 MATH 10

Testing Center

Contact Us

Phone: 209-575-7700
Fax: 209-575-7719
Email: mjctesting@mjc.edu

Location

West Campus
Yosemite Hall
Room 117