About the Health Competency Exam

Due to COVID-19 our Health Competency Exam is not available. Please check back for updates. 

The Health Competency Examination can be used to satisfy Area G1 of the City College graduation requirement. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. The passing score is 70% (70/100). Students have two hours to read and answer all questions.

Taking the Exam

  • Arrive 15 minutes early in order to be seated. Test will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m
  • Bring a number #2 pencil and eraser.
  • Pre-registration is not necessary. Bring the Exam Application and Photo ID to the test with you.

Upcoming Exams

The Health Competency Exam is administered once every Fall and Spring semester, but may only be taken once.

Next Exam Date:

Due to COVID-19 our Health Competency Exam is not available. Please check back for updates. 

Exam Preparation

Recommended preparation: Donatelle, Health: the Basics. This book is in the library reserve book room under Health 53