Tiger COMPASS Exam

The Testing Office assists students in reaching their academic goals by providing professional testing services. The Testing Office is a member of the National College Testing Association and the Georgia College Testing Association.

COMPASS Passing Score Requirements

Minimum passing scores

  • English 60
  • Reading 74
  • Math (Algebra) 37

COMPASS Exam – Practice Tests

Click here to access the COMPASS practice exam.


Testing FAQ

  1. What is the purpose of the COMPASS admission/placement testing?
    The purpose of the COMPASS admission/placement test is to evaluate incoming students skill level in English, Reading and Math. This is an important test because it determines acceptance and/or course placement.
  2. How do I know which COMPASS test I need to take?
    The Office of Admissions will provide student(s) with the appropriate test requirements based on minimum requirements for acceptance.
  3. How do I register for a COMPASS test?
    Please review the online SSU Academic calendar for a list of test dates or contact the Testing Office at (912) 358-4487 or email testing@savannahstate.edu for more information.
  4. What other tests can I take?
    • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
    • DANTES Test
    • Chemistry Placement
    • GTREP Math Diagnostic Test
    • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT Reasoning and Subject)
    • American College Test (ACT)
    • Proctored exams are also available

COMPASS Exam - General Information & Forms

Test taking strategies brochure

What to know about the COMPASS Exam

Preparing to take the COMPASS Exam


Contact Information

Testing Location:
Whiting Hall Room 247 or 259
Phone: (912) 358-4487
Fax: (912) 358.3993 or (912)358.3991
testing@savannahstate.edu

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 40284
Whiting Hall Room 259 Tompkins Rd
Savannah, Georgia 31404
Attn: Tara W. Aikens

Regular Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM or by appointment