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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).

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ACCUPLACER: ENGLISH

ACT

SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing

Sentence Skills Score
(Prior to 2019)

Writing Next
Generation Score (2019-Present)

Placement

15 & below

450 & below

20-64

200-239

NOT PASSING/ Developmental

16-17

460-490

65-85

240-249

Placement in 1001 & 1000

18 & above

500 & above

86-120

250-300

Placement in 1001

 

ACCUPLACER: MATH

ACT

SAT

Elementary Algebra Score
(Prior to 2019)

QRAS Next 
Generation Score (2019-Present)

Placement

15 & below

420 & below

20-54

200-239

NOT PASSING/ Developmental

16-18

430-500

55-69

240-249

Placement in 1009 & 1000

19 & above

510 & above

70-120

250-300

Placement in 1009 or 1011


Placement tests may be taken at ULM or any school offering ACCUPLACER as a remote test site. If the test is taken at another test site, *please email testing@ulm.edu with your name and testing site information to receive a voucher.

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: English $10.00, Math $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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