Placement Testing

 

Who needs to take an ALEKS math placement test?

  • All admitted first-time students with a Math ACT score below 19
  • All admitted first-time students with a Math SAT score below 500 (after March 2016)

Who needs to take an ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Reading placement test?

  • All admitted first-time students with an ACT Reading score 19 and below
  • All admitted first-time students with an SAT Reading score below 25 (before March 2016) or an SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score below 480 (after March 2016)

Who needs to take an ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Writing placement test?

  • All admitted first-time students with an ACT English score 17 and below
  • All admitted first-time students with an SAT Writing score below 25 (before March 2016) or an SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score below 480 (after March 2016)

Who needs to take an ACCUPLACER ESL placement test?

  • All admitted first-time international students with an ACT English score 17 and below
  • All admitted first-time international students with an SAT Writing score below 25 (before March 2016) or an SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score below 480 (after March 2016)
  • International students who do not meet the above testing standard will complete testing during International Student Orientation. To schedule your placement test, please visit: http://international.uky.edu/ISSS/ComingtoUK

 

If you have any testing accommodation questions, please email drc@uky.edu.