ACCUPLACER Math Exemptions

ACCUPLACER Math Exemptions

ACCUPLACER Math Test

Description of Test
  • The Accuplacer Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics Placement Test was developed by College Board to measure your preparedness for college level mathematics. There are 20 multiple choice questions. Scrap paper and a pencil may be used throughout the test, and an on-screen calculator will be displayed for any problems that allow it.   The test is administered without a fee at Rowan University’s Testing Center on the Glassboro Campus, or can be taken remotely for a proctoring fee of $10.  If multiple Accuplacer placement tests are required, they can be taken in one appointment without additional fees. To determine if this placement test is required, see the information in the Frequently Asked Questions for required majors and exemptions to the test.
  • The Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions Placement Test was developed by College Board to measure your preparedness for Calculus. There are 20 multiple choice questions.  Scrap paper and a pencil may be used throughout the test, and an on-screen calculator will be displayed for any problems that allow it.   The test is administered without a fee at Rowan University’s Testing Center on the Glassboro Campus, or can be taken remotely for a proctoring fee of $10.  If multiple Accuplacer placement tests are required, they can be taken in one appointment without additional fees. To determine if this placement test is required, see the information in the Frequently Asked Questions for required majors and exemptions to the test below.

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Accuplacer Math Exemptions


If you are in one of the majors below, you are exempt from Accuplacer Mathematics placement testing if your SAT/ACT scores are equal to or higher than the scores as follows:

OLD SAT* Math 600
NEW SAT* Math 620
ACT Math 27

Or if you transferred a college level Pre-Calculus or Calculus course.

* OLD SAT refers to SAT Tests taken prior to March 1, 2016, NEW SAT refers to SAT Tests taken after March 1, 2016

Accounting
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological Science (BA, BS)
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry (BA, BS)
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Science
Computing and Informatics
Early Childhood Education (Math)
Economics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Elementary Education (Math)
Elementary Education (Chemistry)

Engineering Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science (BS)​
Finance
Geology (BS)
Human Resources Mgt
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics (BA, BS)
Mechanical Engineering
Mollecular and Cellular Biology
Physics (BA,BS)
Pre-Business
Psychological Science (BS)
Supply Chain & Logistical Systems
Translational Biomedical Sciences

 

If you are in one of the majors below, you are exempt from Accuplacer Mathematics placement testing if your SAT/ACT scores are equal to or higher than the scores as follows:

OLD SAT* Math 550
NEW SAT* Math 570
ACT Math 24

Or if you transferred 30 credits or a college-level Math or Statistics course.

Community Health
Environmental & Sustainability Studies
Environmental Science (BA)
Exercise Science  
Exploratory Studies
Geographical Information Science
Geology (BA)
Health Promotion & Wellness Mgmt
Nutrition-Dietetics 
Nutrition-Exercise Science
PREPROF-Athletic Training

 

If you are in one of the majors below, you will not require any math placement testing

 

Advertising 
Africana Studies 
American Studies 
Anthropology
Art 
Art Education 
Biomedical Art
Communication Studies
Community & Environmental Planning 
Dance 
Disaster Preparedness 
Early Child Ed- Liberal Studies: HSS 
Elementary Ed- American Studies 
Elementary Ed- English 
Elementary Ed- Liberal Studies (non-Math) 
Elementary Ed- Literacy Studies 
Elementary Ed- Writing Arts 
English/English Education 
Geography 
Health and Physical Education
History/History Education 
Human Services
Inclusive Education
International Studies  
Journalism 
Law and Justice
Leadership & Social Innovation 
Liberal Studies- HSS 
Literacy Studies 
Modern Languages & Linguistics 
Music/Music Education
Music Industry 
Philosophy & World Religions
Planning 
Political Science
Psychology (BA) 
Public Relations 
Radio, TV, Film 
Sociology
Spanish/Spanish Education 
Sport Communication and Media