Office of Academic Assessment

Testing

Effective Summer/Fall 2019: The Next-Generation Accuplacer Math Tests have replaced the old version of the Accuplacer

  • Arithmetic Test is no longer required for math placement
  • Elementary Algebra (old test) = Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS)
  • College Level Math (old test) = Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) 


*Test Score Interpretation of OLD Accuplacer Test scores, (Elementary Algebra and Colleg-Level Math test scores)...click for old math placement rubric.

*Test Score Interpretation of NEW Accuplacer Test scores (QAS and AAF test scores)...click for updated math placement rubic.

 

Math Placement Policy: UPDATES

  

MAT 100 course:  No test scores required for enrollment in the MAT 100 course.

MAT 101 course: requirement for enrollment is any one of the following:

  • Taken and passed the MAT 9 or MAT 100 course (or equivalent math course)...OR
  • QAS score of 250 or higher (new test) or Elementary Algebra score of 69 or below (old test)

MAT 105 or 120 course:  requirement for enrollment into any of thse courses is any one of the following:

  • Taken and passed (with C or better) the MAT 100 or 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 108 or MAT 131 course: requirement for enrollment into any of these courses is any one of the following:

  • Taken and passed (with C or better) 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 score 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
  • SATM score of 570 or above and  AAF score of 250 or above ...OR
  • New Accuplacer - QAS score of 263 or above and AAF score of 250 or higher...OR
  • Old Accuplacer - Elem Algebra Test score of 70 or higher and College Level Math score of 60 or higher

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

  • Taken and passed the MAT 140 course (or equivalent math course)...OR
  • SATM score of 570 or above and AAF score of 276 or higher ...OR
  • New Accuplacer - QAS score of 263 or above and AAF score of 276 or higher OR
  • Old Accuplacer - Elementary Algebra score of 70 or higher and College Level Math score of 70 or higher 

 

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

 

Gorham Accuplacer Summer Sessions

  • You must pre-register to take this test! Click on the link above for details and to pre-register.

 

Sample Accuplacer Tests for Test Preparation:

 

Details about Accuplacer Math Tests.

 

Math Course Flow Chart (to be revised)


USM Testing Services


National and Certification Examinations 

  • Graduate Admissions Tests
    • MAT (Miller Analogies Test) - (click here for registration information and upcoming test dates)
    • GRE-Subject Tests (Graduate Record Examination) - Test Dates: April 6, 2019
      (see www.ets.org/gre for registration details)
    • LSAT (Law School Admission Test) - Test Dates: March 30, 2019, June 3, 209
      (see www.LSAC.org for registration details)
      Please note: The Digital LSAT will replace the LSAT paper-pencil version as of July 2019. Go to www.LSAC.org for more information about the Digital LSAT.
      The following test sites which will be administering the digital version on July 15, 2019:
      • Univ of Maine (Orono, Maine);
      • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, Maine);
      • Additional test dates in 2019-2020 will be announced in May 2019.                
  • Certification Tests (Please contact the certification board for registration information)
    • MPRE - Test Dates: March 23, 2019
    • NCE - Test Dates:  April 13, 2019