Office of Academic Assessment

Testing

 

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*Effective October 2018:  The Next-Generation Accuplacer Math Test have replaced the old version of the Accuplacer.

         

          Arithmetic = Next Generation Arithmetic

           Elementary Algebra = Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS)

           College Level Math  = Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) 

 

*Test Score Interpretation of both old and new Accuplacer Test scores ( see Math Placement Rubric)

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Math Proficiency Policy and Math Course Placement:  UPDATES for SPR 2019

 

To meet the Math Readiness requirement; please complete one of the following:

          *Taken and passed the MAT 101 course (or equivalent math course)...OR

          *SATM score of 570 or higher (new test) or SATM score of 550 or higher (Old test)...OR

          *ACT score of 22 or higher ...OR

          *Accuplacer - QAS score of 263 or higher (new test) or Elementary Algebra of 70 or higher (old test)

 

Testing or Pre-Req's for MATH courses:

*MAT 100 course (PILOT):  No test score required for enrollment in the MAT 100 Course.

*MAT 101 course (PILOT):  No test score required for enrollment in the MAT 101 Course.

     (For MAT 100 or MAT 101 courses, please discuss the options with your academic advisor).

*MAT 105, 108, or 120 course:  requirement for enrollment into any of these courses is any one of the following:

          *Taken and passed the MAT 101 course (or equivalent math course)...OR

          *SATM score of 570 or higher (new test) or SATM score of 550 or higher (old test)...OR

          *ACT score of 22 or higher ...OR

          *Accuplacer -- QAS score of 263 or higher (new test) or Elementary Algebra of 70 or higher (old test)

*MAT 140 course: requirement for enrollment is one of the following:

          *Taken and passed the MAT 108 course (or equivalent math course)...OR

          *Acculacer--AAF score of 250 or higher (new test) or College Level Math score of 70 or higher (old test)

*MAT 152 course:  requirement for enrollment is one of the following:

          *Taken and passed the MAT 140 course (or equivalent math course)...OR

          *Accuplacer--AAF score of 276 or higher (new test) or College Level Math Score of 70 or higher (old test)

 

         *Test Sessions Schedules (test dates, times, and location)

 

          *Sample Accuplacer Tests for Test Preparation

                    *Sample New Generation Arithmetic & Answer Key

                    *Sample QAS (Quant, Algebra, Stats) & Answer Key

                    *Sample AAF (Adv Algebra & Funtiontions) & Answer Key

 

          *Details on Accuplacer Math Tests.

                 Click here for details on the Math Placement Test....

                 Click here for details on AAF Test......

 

          *Math Course Flow Chart (to be revised)


USM Testing Services


National and Certification Examinations 

*Graduate Admissions Tests

*Certification Tests (Please contact the certification board for registration information)

  • CPCI - Test Date: Nov 16, 2018
  • MPRE - Test Dates: March 23, 2019
  • NCE- Test Dates:  April 13, 2019 

*National/Certification Exams "Not" administered at USM (Please see websites listed below for further details on these Computerized Tests)