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ACCUPLACER:

Placement Test Information for Developmental Courses


Eligibility

ACT/SAT scores are used to determine placement in English and math courses at ULM as indicated below. A co-requisite course (Math 1000 or English 1000) is required for individuals whose test score is below the minimum for eligibility to enroll in Math 1009 or English 1001. Adult learners who have not taken or do not have access to their ACT/SAT scores are required to take either the math and/or English placement exam(s).

 

ACCUPLACER: ENGLISH- Sentence Skills

ACT

SAT

Score

Placement

15

22

20-64

NOT PASSING/ Developmental

16-17

23-24

65-85

Placement in 1001 & 1000

18 or above

25

86-120

Placement in 1001

 

ACCUPLACER: MATH- Elementary Algebra

ACT

SAT

Score

Placement

15-17

390-430

20-54

NOT PASSING/ Developmental

18

440-490

55-79

Placement in 1009 & 1000

19 or above

500

80-120

Placement in 1011

 

Placement tests may be taken at ULM or any school offering ACCUPLACER. If the test is taken at another test site, the test results must be faxed (318-342-3553) or emailed (testing@ulm.edu) to ULM directly from school where the test was taken. Students should contact the test site for registration procedures and fee information.

Content and Review

ULM uses a computerized exam for placement in math and English courses. The math exam addresses beginning algebra concepts, and the English exam covers sentence skills. For more information and practice exams for ACCUPLACER please visit www.collegeboard.org.

University Testing Policy

Price: Sentence Skills $10.00 Elementary Algebra $15.00

ULM testing policy prohibits cell phones, PDAs, audio and photographic devices, digital or beeping watches, large purses or bags, food, or drink at test administrations.

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