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

     

     
    *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 credit hours needed for graduation.