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ACT/SAT Credit Policy

Students who earn outstanding scores on the ACT/SAT may qualify for credit in freshman-level English and/or math.

Credit is awarded for English 1001 and/or English 1002 courses to students who meet the following minimum criteria for ACT/SAT scores earned on a single test date:

 

Course

ACT

SAT

English 1001
(3 hours)
ACT English score of 28 or higher + ACT Composite score of 25 or higher

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 640 or higher + SAT Total Score of 1200 or higher

English 1001/1002
(6 hours)
ACT English score + ACT Composite score of 65 or higher

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 640 or higher + SAT Total Score of 1420 or higher

 

Credit is awarded for Math 1011 or Math 1013 courses to students (graduating May 2007 or after) who meet the following minimum criteria for ACT/SAT scores earned on any test date:

 

Course

ACT

SAT

Math 1011
(3 hours)
ACT Math score of 26-29

SAT Math score of 610-680

Math 1011 or Math 1013
(3 hours)
ACT Math score of 30 or higher

SAT Math score of 700 or higher

 

Credit is awarded only for official scores sent directly from the testing company to ULM. Contact the Office of Admissions (318) 342-5430 for more information.


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