MVCC-NextGen ACCUPLACER Cut Scores and Course Placement

Reading and Writing

 Reading Score Writing Score  Course Schedule
 266 or above  0005  No reading class, EN 101
 241-261  0005  No reading, EN 101 w/ recitation
 240 or below  0005  DS 051+CF 112, EN 101
 266 or above  0003  No Reading, EN 101 w/recitation
 241-261  0003  No Reading, EN 101 w/recitation
 240 or below  0003  DS 051+CF 112, EN 101 w/recitation
266 or above 0002 No reading class, EN 090
241-261 0002 No reading class, EN 090
240 or below 0002 DS 051+CF 112, EN 090
0004 Students that score in ESL are required to take EPT placement test before seeing an ESL advisor.
0000 Student did not complete an essay

 

The students are required to take the following courses based on the writing score results:

  • 0005 = EN101
  • 0004 = ESL Score
  • 0003 = EN101r (Remedial)
  • 0002 = EN090
  • 0001 = Pending Score

Mathematics

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA2 236 or below MA089*
237 to 262

         MA090 Essential Math**, MA096 Mathematical Literacy**, or  MA 091 Introduction to Algebra***

Students requiring BM129 that score in this range may take BM129 as a co-requisite with MA090 or MA091 as appropriate for their major.

*unless the required math course is MA105     

**for students enrolled in non-STEM majors    

***for students enrolled in STEM majors or who will need to take MA115 or MA171.  MA091 is required, unless the required math course is MA105

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA3 237 or Above

MA108 Concepts in Mathematics
or MA110 Elementary Statistics

MA115 Intermediate Mathematics
or MA171 Foundations of Mathematics*

269 or Above MA131 Finite Mathematics

*ONLY for appropriate Education majors.       

**Students who score below a 237 in NGA3 will be administered the Arithmetic test.   

Test Code Test Score Course Placement
NGA4* 237 or above

MA121 Fundamentals of College Math or MA125 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MA139 College Algebra

263 to 275 MA150 Pre-Calculus
276 or above MA151 Calculus

*If NGA4* is below 237, advisors should check the BANNER screen SOATEST for NGA3 score

SAT/ACT Exemptions

SAT/ACT Test Code  
  SAT1 **Reading: 560, Students are ready for college-level reading
and EN 101
  SAT2 *Math: 530 Students are able to schedule for
MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA171
     
  ACTR Reading: 21, Students are ready for college-level reading
  ACTM Math: 19, Students are able to schedule for
MA108, MA110, MA115, and MA171
  ACTW Writing: 8 or above, Students are ready for
EN101 English Composition