Placement Tests And Orientation

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the third - and final step - of the admissions process. At West Hills College Coalinga, we require all new and incoming students to participate in placement testing and orientation prior to registering for classes.

  • As a brief introduction to West Hills College Coalinga, we ask all new and incoming students to take 15 minutes of their time to watch our online orientation video. To benefit completely from the video, and to make sure none of your questions go unanswered, we ask that you please watch the video from start to finish.

    Watch the Orientation Video

  • All new and incoming students must first complete their admission application before making an appointment for placement testing. Tests are scheduled by appointment.

    All TESTING DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Contact us to schedule and confirm an appointment: 559-934-2300 or 

  • Practice test questions are provided as an opportunity for you to review prior to taking the official placement test. Practice tests and questions appearing on the actual placement test are designed to be similar but not the same. You can take as many practice tests as you need to! We encourage students to print them out to practice or to search the websites provided below for additional practice opportunities.

    Khan Academy - Arithmetic Essentials

    Khan Academy - Grammar

  • Placement testing is by appointment only. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Student Services at (559) 934-2300 to schedule your placement test today.