Registering for the Accuplacer Math Exam
Students whose scores on the ACCUPLACER Next Generation ARTH exam are between 200-262 will be required to register for GEN 103 and those who score between 263-300 will be required to register for GEN 104.
There are curently 4 options for taking the Accuplacer at the University of Louisville.
The MATH Accuplacer test consists of 3 sections (20+ questions each). You must score a 276 or higher on each section to advance to the next section. The test starts out with Arithmetic, if you score 276+ you advance to Quantitative Reasoning and finally to Advanced Algebraic Functions. You MUST always start with the Arithmetic section when taking the math Accuplacer. Unless you are retesting, in which you can start in the last section you completed with a score of 276 or higher.
NO SHOW POLICY:
Since there are a limited number of Accuplacer sessions, once you schedule your appointment time, reschedule at least 48 hours prior to your appointment to avoid the NO SHOW penalty. If you miss your appointment time or are over 15 minutes late, you MUST reschedule your testing appointment with Examity and will be required to pay their $25 testing fee.
Students are allowed to retest on Accuplacer once advised by their advisor/testing staff about their scores and corresponding course placement. You may retest on either/both the Math or Reading Accuplacer.
The testing fee will be collected upon each administration according to the option used for testing
SCORE EXPIRATION POLICY:
Students with SAT, ACT, KYOTE or Accuplacer scores older than one year should register to take the Accuplacer for a more accurate math course placement.
If you have received ADA accommodations such as reduced distraction, a reader or a scribe from U of L's Disabilities Resource Center (502-852-6938), please call our office BEFORE scheduling any exam.
The ACCUPLACER placement exams are UNTIMED, so no ADA accommodations are required for extended time candidates.
You should always check with your Academic Advisor if you have questions and before registering for classes.