Testing Information

There are six unique testing scenarios for first-time freshmen. Each test must be completed PRIOR to orientation. More detailed information about each test type can be found by clicking on the individual test name.

Quantitative Reasoning (Math) Placement

Mathematics placement testing will be required for any student with an ACT Math sub-score below 19 or a SAT Math sub-score of below 520.

Some majors require a higher quantitative reasoning (math) course than what you may automatically place into with your math sub-score.  Therefore, you may choose to take the math placement test in order to place into a higher level quantitative reasoning (math) class than your ACT or SAT score allows.

Reading Placement

Reading placement testing will be required for any student with an ACT Reading sub-score below 20 or an SAT Critical Reading sub-score below 480. 

Foreign Language Placement

If you wish to continue studying a foreign language begun in high school, you must take a placement exam to determine your level of competency.

Biology Placement

For students admitted to a major requiring BIO 240, and who have an ACT science reasoning sub-score below 24.  Students will be contacted via CardMail to complete testing before Orientation if required.

Engineering Testing

For students admitted to JB Speed School of Engineering.  Students will be contacted by Speed School offices.

CLEP Credit

There are several opportunities to take a CLEP test to substitute college courses. Please refer to the testing website for more information.

No placement testing is offered during orientation.  All testing will be required to be completed prior to your orientation session date.