Guidelines

High School Graduates (students under 21) with Valid ACT Scores:

(Must have been taken within 3 years of the first class day of the term for which the student is enrolling.)

Reading SCORE
READ 0802/College Level English 0-18
College Level 19+

 

Writing SCORE
ENGL 0802/College Level English 0-17
College Level 18+

 

MATH SCORE
MATH 0010/MATH 1010; MATH 0130/ MATH 1130; MATH 0530/ MATH 1530 0-18
College Level 19+


ACCUPLACER® Placement Testing

ACCUPLACER® Placement Testing is a battery of standardized tests used by many TBR Institutions as a measure of proficiency in the Basic Academic Competencies needed by an entering college student. The battery includes tests in writing, reading comprehension, and mathematics.

ACCUPLACER® Placement 

Reading SCORE
READ 0802/College Level English 200-249
College Level 250-300

 

Writing SCORE
ENGL 0802/College Level English 200-249
College Level 250-300

 

MATH SCORE
MATH 0010/MATH 1010; MATH 0130/MATH 1130; MATH 0530/MATH 1530 200-254
College Level 255-300

 

SAT Placement

COURSE SCORE
READ 0802 Verbal 200-350
College Level Verbal 460-800
MATH 0010/1010/01330/0530 200-450
College Level 460-800
ENGL 0802 Verbal 200-440
College Level 450-800

 

Students without Valid ACT/SAT Scores

  • Students under 21 whose scores are more than five years old must take the placement test.
  • Students over 21 who do not have valid ACT/SAT Scores must take Reading, Writing, and Math tests.  (Although these students are not required to submit ACT scores, those who elect to present valid scores will be screened for placement assessment according to the criteria applied to students under 21.)

GED Recipients

GED or HiSET Recipients under 21 must submit ACT/SAT scores. All GED or HiSET Recipients over 21 and/or without valid ACT scores must take the Reading , Writing, and Math tests.

Transfer Students

Students with... ...are exempt from
Any approved general education college level semester hours earned and posted Reading Assessment
English composition credit earned and posted Writing & Reading Assessment
Literature credit earned and posted Writing & Reading Assessment
College Level Writing credit earned and posted

Writing & Reading Assessment

English Proficiency Met Writing Assessment
College Algebra credit earned and posted Math & Reading Assessment
College level Algebra-based math credit earned and posted Math & Reading Assessment
Math Proficiency Met Math Assessment