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Quick Step Plus College Algebra is a Quick Step course modeled after JCCC’s self-paced math courses. A JCCC math professor assesses the student’s mastery of the course content for credit. The assessment is done at the high school for all schools that meet the required JCCC enrollment. Successful students will earn 3 credit hours of College Algebra credit.



Step 1 - Apply

  • If you have not previously taken College Now courses while in high school, you will need to apply for admission to JCCC. 
  • You only need to apply once, so if you have already applied or taken College Now courses, skip this section and move to step 2!

Start an Application 


Step 2 - Test (complete placement test only if required)

If your ACT Math score is a 22 or higher, you can request a placement waiver.

Attach your ACT score report when you request a placement waiver. Testing Services will enter a placement waiver on your account, and you will not have to take the placement test. You will still need to enroll in the JCCC class once you receive an email reply that the waiver has been entered.

If you do not have a qualifying ACT Math score, then you will need to take the ALEKS placement exam.
Instructions for taking the exam will be provided by your high school teacher.

See "Qualifying for QSPCA" for more about the ALEKS exam 


Step 3 - Enroll

Learn more about how to enroll 


Step 4 - Pay

  • Tuition is due at the time of enrollment and can be paid online, in person or by mail.
  • There are certain career and technical courses where tuition is waived for high school students who meet residency requirements. This is designated as "Excel in CTE" on the College Now Schedule of courses for your high school

Learn more about paying tuition