Accuplacer Testing (Math/QR/Reading)

Accuplacer (Next-Generation) is the placement test that U of L uses for reading and math placement. Beginning 2021, Accuplacer is also being used as a measure for an ACT/SAT test optional admission criteria.


Download the Accuplacer Study App at https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students/prepare-for-accuplacer/practice


Do I need to take the Accuplacer?

If U of L does not have an ACT/SAT score for you it’s an automatic YES, you need to take the Accuplacer.  You can find your OPTIONS FOR TAKING THE EXAM here http://louisville.edu/testing/accuplacer-test-options

Find your major below and click your ACT / SAT score.

Reading - All Majors

ACT score 0-19

SAT score 260-480

ACT score 20+

SAT score 490+

Math

 

 

Education

 ACT score 0-22

SAT score 260-550

ACT score 23+  

SAT score 560+

Arts and Sciences

ACT score 0-22

SAT score 260-550

ACT score 23+  

SAT score 560+

Nursing

 ACT score 0-22

SAT score 260-550

ACT score 23+  

SAT score 560+

Public Health

ACT score 0-22

SAT score 260-550

ACT score 23+  

SAT score 560+

College of Business

ACT score 0-22

SAT score 260-550

ACT score 23+  

SAT score 560+

Dental Hygiene

ACT score 0-20

SAT score 260-520

ACT score 21+

SAT score 530+

Social Work

ACT score 0-20

SAT score 260-520

ACT score 21+

SAT score 530+

Music

ACT score 0-20

SAT score 260-520

ACT score 21+

SAT score 530+

Speed School of Engineering

ACT score 0-28

SAT score 260-640

ACT score 29+

SAT score 650+

 

 

 * Students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience or Physics may also need to take the Math Accuplacer depending on their ACT/SAT Math scores and will be notified.

**If you need both the Math and Reading Accuplacer, register for the exam that is Math AND Reading. 

The following KYOTE scores demonstrate college readiness, however, they may not place you in the appropriate course for your major!  If you need M105 or higher, an Accuplacer test score is recommended to place you appropriately. To take an Accuplacer exam, click on OPTIONS FOR TAKING THE EXAM.  

Reading:                     20

Math (QR):                  22

Math (Algebra):          14

Math (Calculus):          15