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A highly qualified and trained staff ensures a secure yet relaxed testing environment aimed at minimizing student anxiety. Individualized accommodations are available to meet the needs of students with disabilities - contact Disability Support Services at (619) 482-6512 or TTY 619-492-6470. Southwestern College offers assessment services to all students to improve their chances of success. The college Assessment Center provides a comprehensive and timely assessment of student skill levels in English, reading, and math.

All students promptly receive a comprehensive report summarizing their assessment results.

If you have taken assessments at other colleges, Assessment Center staff also will review those results to see if those can be used instead of you having to take our tests.

Please see the Testing Schedule for procedures as well as dates and times the Assessment Lab is available for testing

Get In Touch

Please note: During high peak times, staff is unable to answer telephone calls; however, many of your questions can be answered by the information provided on this webpage.   We appreciate your patience.


Assessment Center

(619) 482-6385

Ryan Lennon

Assessment & Prerequisites Coordinator 482-6507