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Do you need to take the placement exam?

The last day to take the ALEKS Exam for Summer 2018 1st 7 week session is Friday, May 4th

The last day to take the ALEKS Exam for Summer 2018 2nd 7 week session is Friday, June 22nd

The last day to take the ALEKS Exam for Summer 2018 General 14 week session is Friday, May 7th

The last day to take the ALEKS Exam for Fall 2018 Semester is Friday, August 24th

(Note:  After August 24th there will be no ALEKS testing allowed.  We will begin testing for future semesters on October 1st, 2018).



If you have earned any of the following scores/credits sufficient to place you into a math or stats course, within the past one year (three semesters:  spring, summer, fall), you can use these as prerequisites and do not need to take the math placement exam:

  • A passing grade (C- or higher) in a college-level math course
  • A sufficient score on the ACT or SAT math exams
  • A sufficient score on an AP Calculus exam
  • Credit for the IBO Mathematics exam

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