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    COURSE PLACEMENT GUIDE: ACCUPLACER ESSAY 
    Office of Testing Services: New Jersey City University  
         
    READING PLACEMENT 
    Determined by the ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension (READ) score

    SCORE RANGES 


    READING COURSE PLACEMENT
     

    Below 79 Reading for College*
    Between 79-91 Reading and Study Skills
    Above 91 Critical & Effective Reading 
     
    SATs Reading Score 

    SCORE RANGES
     


    WRITING COURSE PLACEMENT
     

    440 or Below Reading & Writing Across the Disciplines*
    450-510 Accelerated Learning Program
    520 or Above English Composition 1
         
    MATH PLACEMENT 
    Determined by the ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra (ALGE) and/or Arithmetic (ARIT) scores

    SCORE RANGES
     


    MATH COURSE PLACEMENT
     

    Arithmetic - Equal to or below 67 Basic College Math*
    AND 
    Algebra - Below 77  
    Arithmetic - Above 67  
    AND  Algebra For College*
    Algebra - Below 77  
    Arithmetic - Above 67  
    AND    College Level Math (Intermediate Algebra or Pre-Calculus)
    Algebra - Equal to or above 77  
         
    * The Academic Foundations program is designed to provide assistance to students who needwork in math, reading, and/or writing. The courses in this program are considered semester hours. do not carry college credit. Only those numbered 100 level or above count toward the 120 credits needed for graduation.