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Placement Exams

Basic graphing calculators are allowed on all placement exams.  Calculators with symbolic manipulators or computer algebra systems (C.A.S.), such as the TI -89, TI-92, HP48G, are not allowed.
A picture ID and #2 pencils are required.

Freshman Placement Exam

This exam is for students who do not satisfy the necessary prerequisites for math 102, 103&104, 105, or 117.  If you have an ACT mathematics sub-score of 21 or higher, then you do not need to take this exam.

If you have an ACT mathematics sub-score below 19 and have never taken a college level mathematics course, then you must take the Freshman Placement Exam to enroll in math 102, 103&104, or 117. The placement exam is one hour and covers intermediate algebra.

If you have an ACT mathematics sub-score of 19 or 20 and have never taken a college level mathematics course, then you may take the Freshman Placement Exam in an attempt to enroll in math 105. This exam is one hour and covers intermediate algebra.

A schedule of all placement exams can be found on our exam schedules page.

This exam may be taken once per calendar year, and the results are valid for one year. Students will know their placement immediately following the exam.

International Student Math Exam

International students who have never taken a college level mathematics course in the U.S. and do not have an ACT or SAT mathematics score must take this exam. This is a two hour exam and covers precalculus algebra and trigonometry.

A schedule of all placement exams can be found on our Exam Schedules page.

This exam may be taken once per calendar year.