Entrance Score Requirements

The following table provides the minimum scores that must be obtained from the Admissions Placement Exam in order to be accepted into most programs.

TEST TEST NAME DEGREE DIPLOMA TECHNICAL
CERTIFICATE
ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension 64 55 55
Sentence Skills 70 60 60
Write Placer 4-8 3-8 3-8
Arithmetic 34 34 34
Elementary Algebra 57 23 --

The following table provides the minimum scores that must be obtained from the Admissions Placement Exam in order to be accepted into the certificates deemed to be Basic Workforce Development which do not require a High School Diploma or GED.

PROGRAM NAME READING COMPREHENSION SENTENCE SKILLS ARITHMETIC
ACCUPLACER ACCUPLACER ACCUPLACER
Auto Collision Repair Assist I 36 30 23
Auto Refinishing Assist I 36 30 23
Auto Refinishing Assist II 36 30 23
Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder 36 30 23
Certified Construction Worker 36 30 23
Commercial Truck Driving 36 30 23
Commercial Straight Truck
and Passenger Driving
36 30 23
Criminal Justice Specialist 36 30 23
Patient Care Assistant 36 30 23
Shampoo Tech 36 30 23

Alternate Acceptable Entrance Exams (SAT and ACT)

TEST TEST NAME DEGREE DIPLOMA
Old SAT Critical Reading 450 430
Until 03/2016 Verbal 450 430
Math 440 400
Math 1113 500 --
Math 1131 600 --
New SAT Reading 25 24
After 03/2016 Writing/Language 26 25
Math 24 22
Math 1113 26.5 --
Math 1131 31 --
PSAT Scores Reading Test 23 22
After 03/2016 Writing/Language 24 23
Math 22 20
Math 1113 24.5 --
Math 1131 29 --
ACT Reading 17 13
English 16 12
Math 19 17
Math 1113 21 --
Math 1131 26 --
GED English 165 165
Math 165 165
ELA Reading/Writing-Dual Enrollment -- 235
Milestones ELA – Reading/Writing Only 525 525
HOPE GPA English and Math Placement 2.6 2.6
After 10th Grade
Previous Degree Placement in Diploma/Degree level courses -- --
AAS/AA/AS or Higher
COMPASS Reading 79 70
Writing 62 36
Pre-Algebra -- 26
Algebra 57 --
ASSET Reading 42 38
Writing 42 35
Numerical 42 35
Elementary 42 --

Remediation/Co-Requisite Placement Scores

TEST TEST NAME 0090 ADULT ED
ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension 40-54 ≤ 39
Sentence Skills 40-59 ≤ 39
Write Placer Degree 2-3 0-1
Write Placer Diploma 2 0-1
Arithmetic 22-33 ≤ 21
Elementary Algebra 20-56