ACCUPLACER Cut Off Scores at Middlesex Community College

Attention Students:

If you take the BSA and place into developmental level courses, you may be eligible for one of these free transitional strategies packages running this fall. Click on the links below to learn more about each.

English
Transitional Level:

Transitional Workshop (strongly recommended)

 Placement Rule 1: SS < 56 and RC < 56Placement Rule 2: SS < 56 OR

Placement Rule 3: RC < 56

Intensive Level:

English 096

 Placement Rule 1: SS >57 and <57 RC <71

Placement Rule 2: <57 SS <71 and RC >57    OR

Placement Rule 3: <57 SS <71 and <57 RC <71

*NOTE: ALL Students are eligible for ENG 096. The low-end cut scores are just recommendations; students below those scores are strongly encouraged to take a Transitional Workshop before registering for ENG 096.

Embedded Level:

ENG 063/101 ALP

 Placement Rule 1: SS >72 and <72 RC <82Placement Rule 2: <72 SS <87 and RC >72   OR

Placement Rule 3: <72 SS <87 and <72   RC <82

Embedded Level:

 ENG 101 E

83 < SS <87 and RC >83
College Level:

ENG 101

 

 SS > 88 and RC > 83
English Challenge Essay Interpretation Codes
00 no change
01 English 101
02 English 101E
03 ALP
Math
Math 085Elem. Algebra <40 and Arithmetic <64 OR
Elem. Algebra 40 to 53  and Arithmetic <40
Math 095Elem. Algebra  40 to 48 and Arithmetic ≥40 OR
Elem. Algebra < 40  and Arithmetic ≥ 64
Math 137 EElem. Algebra 49 to 53 and Arithmetic ≥40 AND Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 101E
Math 137Elem. Algebra 54 to 84 AND Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 101E
Math 104Same as Math 137 and Placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E
Math 146, 168, and 173Elem. Algebra   ≥85 and CLM <60 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E
Math 186Elem. Algebra   ≥85  and  CLM 60 to 79 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E
Math 254Elem. Algebra   ≥85  and   CLM ≥ 80 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E
English
Placement into:OLD SAT Score

(Prior to March 2016)

NEW SAT ScoreACT Score
ENG*063/101 ALP or ENG*101E450-49924.5-26.5
ENG*101500+27+Reading 20+ or English/Reading Combined 47+
Math
Placement into:OLD SAT Score

(Prior to March 2016)

NEW SAT ScoreACT Score
MAT*137E450-500490-520
MAT*137501-550540-57019-21
MAT*146
MAT*168
MAT*173
551+580+22+

Students with SAT (old) 551+ or (new) 580+ or ACT 22+ are encouraged to take the math portion of the Basic Skills Assessment as they may place into a higher level math course.

Scores must be less than 4 years old.

 

Freshman Seminar

The Freshman Seminar is recommended for students who place into two or more developmental courses.  These courses are: Eng 096, Math 085, Math 095

 

English and Math Sequences

English-Sequence

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