Placement TestingPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/success/placement/
The Center for Academic Success administers all Accuplacer Assessment Testing for the University. Students who need to take either Assessment Test should contact the Center for Academic Success at (507) 389-1791 to make an appointment.
Accuplacer Assessment Testing
Please bring a picture ID and arrive at the testing site early enough to allow time to complete the necessary exam. We recommend 1 hour for mathematics and 30 minutes for English. However time needed to complete an exam varies by individual and there is no time limit on the exams.
Mathematics Placement Testing
- Accuplacer Math Placement Review
- Functions and Graphs Sample Problems (This test is an extra option for students planning to take Math 115(Precalculus) or higher.)
- Math Placement Policy
The following table is intended to assist with the interpretation of the current Math Placement Policy. Placement into the specified course requires meeting ACT, Accuplacer, or Course Prerequisite criteria.
|Course||Minimum ACT Math Subscore||Minimum Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Score||Minimum Accuplacer College Level Math Score||Minimum Accuplacer Calculus Readiness Score||Course Prerequisites|
|Math 112||22||Or||75.5||AND||49.5||N/A||Or||Successful completion of Math 098|
|Math 113||22||Or||N/A||63||Or||16||Or||Math 112 with “C” or better|
|Math 115||23||Or||N/A||86||Or||19||Or||Permission from dept. chair|
|Math 121||24||Or||N/A||103||Or||22||Or||Math 115 or both Math 112 and 113 with “C” or better|
|Math 130||23||Or||N/A||86||Or||19||Or||Math 112 or 115 with “C” or better|
|Math 201||22||Or||75.5||AND||49.5||N/A||Or||Successful completion of Math 098|
|Stat 154||19||Or||75.5||AND||49.5||N/A||Or||Successful completion of Math 098|
**For students admitted under an earlier Bulletin/Catalog, please refer to the placement information from that Bulletin or see the Math Department for placement information.
**Any further questions should be directed to the Department of Mathematics & Statistics. (507) 389-1453
English Placement Testing
- Accuplacer English Placement Review
- English Placement Policy
- Assessment of English Language Proficiency of International Students Policy