Placement Information

Incoming students with no college credit in English and/or math will be placed in their initial English or math class based on their ACT sub scores as follows:

ACT English
Accuplacer Score
18 or higher
78 or higher on Reading Comprehension
English 111 College Reading and Writing
17 or lower
Less than 78 on Reading Comprehension
ENG 099 Introduction to College Writing*

 * English 099 is a developmental, non-degree credit course

ACT Math
Accuplacer Score
26 or higher
76 or higher on Elementary Algebra & 70 or higher on CLM**
Math 212 Calculus
24 or higher
76 or higher on Elementary Algebra & 60 - 70 on CLM**

Math 120 Precalculus or

Math 140 Applied Calculus or

Math 142 Matrix Algebra

22 or higher
76 or higher on Elementary Algebra & 50 - 60 on CLM**

Math 112 Modeling with functions for Business or

Math 115 College Algebra or

Math 117 Precalculus with Modeling
18 or higher
76 or higher on Elementary Algebra & less than 50 on CLM**

Math 110 Finite Mathematics or

Math 202 Elements of Math or

Stats 110 Fundamentals of Statistics
18 or higher
50 - 76 on Elementary Algebra

Math 100 Survey of Mathematics or

Math 050 Intermediate Algebra*
17 or lower
Less than 50 on Elementary Algebra

Math 050 Intermediate Algebra* or

Stats 100 Numbers & Data in Society

 * Math 050 is developmental, non-degree credit course

** College Level Math

Additional Information

  • Students who are not satisfied with their placement based on their ACT score can take the Accuplacer exams to attempt improvement in their English/math placement level.
  • Students with previously earned credit in college level English or math may enroll in the next appropriate course regardless of ACT or test scores.
  • Students may choose to take a class in a lower placement level.
  • Students may re-test once if they are not satisfied with their placement and have done some additional preparation.

Accuplacer Test Information

Sample Questions (PDF)

Free Accuplacer Study App

Foreign Language Placement


Testing Dates

The Warrior Success Center will be offering Accuplacer placement testing in the Darrell Krueger Library, Room 102, on the following dates:

  • Friday, November 13, 2015 at 8am
  • Friday, January 8, 2016 at 8am

Testing is also available by appointment at the Warrior Success Center. Please call 507.457.5878 to sign up to test or email with your name and date you wish to test. Students must bring a photo ID to the testing site.

If you have any questions, please visit the Warrior Success Center in Maxwell 314 or call 507.457.5878. You can also e-mail