Academic Success Center
Division of Academic Affairs

LS Placement

We will be placing you in Learning Support courses using the following guidelines:

Placement Policy starting for Fall 2018 
Students who score below the “floor scores” in both mathematics and English may be admitted to USG institutions.  Students who score below the “floor score” in only one area may be admissible if their score in the other area meets or exceed the offsetting score.

Course Placement Classic ACCUPLACER Exam Score  Placement
 English:  61 or higher (Reading) and 4 or higher (Writing) Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into ENGL 1101 w/out co-requisite class
 40 – 60 (Reading) and 3 (Writing)  ENGL 1101 with ENGL 0999
39 or below (Reading) and 2 or lower (Writing) Floor score; not admissible to the institution unless math score is 40 or higher
Next Generation ACCUPLACER Exam Score
237 or higher (Reading) and 4 or higher (Writing) Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into ENGL 1101 w/out co-requisite class
208-236 (Reading) and 3 (Writing): Learning Support Required ENGL 1101 with ENGL 0999
207 or below (Reading) and 2 or lower (Writing) Floor score; not admissible to institution unless student scores 231 or higher (Math)
Classic ACCUPLACER Exam Score Placement
Math For MATH 1111 Placement  79 or higher Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into MATH 1111 w/out co-requisite class
 67 – 78: Learning Support Required MATH 1111 w/ MATH 0999
 66 or below: Learning Support Required MATH 1001 w/ MATH 0997 or
MATH 1101 w/ MATH 0998
Next Generation ACCUPLACER Exam Score Placement
266 or higher Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into MATH 1111 w/out co-requisite class
258-265: Learning Support Required MATH 1111 w/ MATH 0999
257 or below: Learning Support Required MATH 1001 w/ MATH 0997 or
MATH 1101 w/ MATH 0998
Classic ACCUPLACER Exam Score Placement
Math For MATH 1101/1001 Placement  67 or higher: No Learning Support Required Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into MATH 1001 or MATH 1101 w/out co-requisite class
 66 or below: Learning Support Co-Requisite Class Required MATH 1001 w/ MATH 0997 or
MATH 1101 w/ MATH 0998
Next Generation ACCUPLACER Exam Score Placement
258 or higher Exempt Learning Support; direct placement into MATH 1001 or MATH 1101 w/out co-requisite class
257 or below MATH 1001 w/ MATH 0997 or
MATH 1101 w/ MATH 0998

Updated 1.25.2019 to reflect the new ACCUPLACER Next Generation Exam placement policy.

Last updated: 1/25/2019

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