ACT/COMPASS/Accuplacer/ALEKS Placement Scores

Approved November 2011
Updated October 2016

1. Reading Assessments

ACT COMPASS ScoresAccuplacer
Scores
Course Recommendations
01-0901-3420-29Student should see Academic Achievement Center for further evaluation
10-1335-60​30-44RDG 038: College Prep Reading I
14-1861-80​45-72RDG 039: College Prep Reading II or RDG 049: College Reading II
19-3681-99​73-120Ready for college level reading. (To build speed and accuracy, take RDG 163: Speed Reading.)

2: Writing Assessments

ACT COMPASS ScoresAccuplacer
Scores
Course Recommendations
01-1301-37​20-65ENG 060: College Prep Writing I
14-1838-6966-81ENG 061: College Prep Writing II
14-1942-9968-120COM 703: Communication Skills
19-3670-99​82-120College Ready (ENG 105: Composition I, ADM 157: Business English)

3. Math Skills

ACT COMPASS Scores ALEKS Course Recommendations
*Pre-Algebra/Math
01-1301-231-13%MAT 034: Arithmetic
14-1624-381-13%MAT 053: Pre-Algebra,
MAT 772: Applied Math
14-1839-9914-29%MAT 063: Elementary Algebra
MAT 064: College Prep Math
19-2166-9914-29%BUS 112: Business Math
19-2166-9930-45%MAT 773: Applied Math II
*Algebra
14-1801-4514-29%MAT 063: Elementary Algebra I
19-2146-6530-45%MAT 073: Elementary Algebra II
MAT 110: Math for Liberal Arts
MAT 141: Finite Math
MAT 157/Bus 211: Statistics
22-2466-9946-60%MAT 114: Elementary Educators
MAT 121: College Algebra
MAT 130: Trigonometry
MAT 162: Principles of Business Statistics
*College Algebra
22-2446-9961-75%MAT 129: Pre-Calculus
*Trigonometry
25-3646-9961-75%MAT 166: Calculus for Business/Social Science
25-3646-9976-100%MAT 211: Calculus I
MAT 217: Calculus II

 ESL Minimum Accuplacer Scores for Student Advising

ESL Accuplacer Scores Course Recommendations
20-49Non-credit ESL instruction
50-80

High Intermediate

  • ESL 093 Listening & Speaking
  • ESL 095 Grammar
  • ESL 096 Reading
  • ESL 097 Writing
81-110

Advanced

  • ESL 094 Listening & Speaking
  • ESL 103 Grammar
  • ESL 104 Writing
  • ESL 107 Reading
​111-120​College Ready

 

ESL COMPASS Cut-off Scores for Student Advising

1. Reading Skills 

ESL COMPASS Scores Course Recommendations
01-50Non-Credit ESL instruction
51-93ESL 096, Reading English as a second language for ESL (To build language skills, take ESL 093, ESL 094, ESL 097) ESL 160 Multicultural Lit
94-99Ready for regular college course work

 

2: Grammar/Usage 

ESL COMPASS Scores Course Recommendations
01-50 Non-credit ESL instruction
51-93ESL 095 Communicative Grammar for ESL (to build English language skills, take ESL 093, ESL 094, ESL 096 or 097)
84-99 ESL 103 Advanced ESL Grammar
ESL104 Advanced ESL Writing
ESL 160 Multicultural Lit
94-99 Ready for regular college course work

 

3. Listening

ESL COMPASS Scores Course Recommendations
01-50Non Credit ESL instruction
51-93 ESL 093, ESL 094, Listening and Conversation for ESL (to build English language skills, take ESL095, ESL 085, and ESL 097
94-99Ready for regular college course work