After The Test

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  • UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEST SCORES 
     
    Course Placement Guide: Accuplacer/Essay 
    Office of Testing Services: New Jersey City University 
     
     
    READING PLACEMENT 
    Determined by the ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension score
    Score Ranges 
    Reading Score Placement 
    Below 79
    Reading for College*
    Between 79-91
    Reading and Study Skills*
    Above 91
    Critical and Effective Reading

     

    WRITING PLACEMENT 
    Determined by locally developed writing exam
    Score Ranges 
    Writing Score Placement 
    1
    English as a Second Language
    2
    College Writing*
    3
    College Writing* P100
    4
    English Composition and Lab
    5
    English Composition and Lab (Honors)
     
     
    MATH PLACEMENT 
    Determined by the ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra and/or Arithmetic scores
    Score Ranges 
    Math Course Placement 
    Arithmetic - Equal to or below 67
    AND
    Algebra-Below 77
    Basic College Math*
    Arithmetic - Above 67
    &
    Algebra - Below 77
    Algebra For College*
    Arithmetic - Above 67
    &
    Algebra - Equal to or Above 77
    College Level Math

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS PLACEMENT 
    Determined by the ACCUPLACER Computer Skills Placement (CSP) scores
    Score Ranges 
    Computer SkillsPlacement 
    Equal to or Below 49%
    Computer As A Tool*
    Equal to or Above 50%
    Course Waived
     
    *The Academic Foundations program is designed to provide assistance to students who need work in math, reading, and/or writing. The courses in this program are considered semester hours but do not carry college credit.
    Only courses numbered 100 level or above count toward the 128 credit hours needed for graduation.