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


ACT Math  Accuplacer Score  Placement
 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
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


* English 099 and Math 050 are developmental, non-degree credit courses. 
** 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)

Accuplacer Placement Guide

Foreign Language Placement


Testing Dates

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

  • Thursday, April 9 at 8am
  • Friday, April 10 at 8am
  • Friday, April 17 at 8am
  • Thursday, June 11 at 8am
  • Monday, June 15 at 7:30am
  • Tuesday, June 16 at 7:30am
  • Wednesday, June 17 at 7:30am
  • Thursday, June 18 at 7:30am
  • Friday, June 19 at 7:30am
  • Thursday, July 16 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