ACCUPLACER Cut Off Scores at Middlesex Community College
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.
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English Course Cut Off Scores
|Transitional Level: |
Transitional Workshop (strongly recommended)
Placement Rule 1: SS < 56 and RC < 56
Placement Rule 2: SS < 56
Placement Rule 3: RC < 56
Placement Rule 1: SS >57 and <57 RC <71
Placement Rule 2: <57 SS <71 and RC >57
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.
ENG 063/101 ALP
Placement Rule 1: SS >72 and <72 RC <82
Placement Rule 2: <72 SS <87 and RC >72
Placement Rule 3: <72 SS <87 and <72 RC <82
ENG 101 E
83 < SS <87 and RC >83
SS > 88 and RC > 83
|English Challenge Essay Interpretation Codes|
00 no change
01 English 101
02 English 101E
English SAT scores: a score of 500 or above on the Critical Reading portion of the SAT will place the student into English 101.
English ACT scores: a score of 20 or above on the ACT Reading test will place the student into English 101.
|Math 085||Elem. Algebra <40 and Arithmetic <64 OR|
Elem. Algebra 40 to 53 and Arithmetic <40
|Math 095||Elem. Algebra 40 to 48 and Arithmetic ≥40 OR|
Elem. Algebra < 40 and Arithmetic ≥ 64
|Math 137 E||Elem. Algebra 49 to 53 and Arithmetic ≥40 AND Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 101E|
|Math 137||Elem. Algebra 54 to 84 AND Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 101E|
|Math 104||Same as Math 137 and Placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E|
|Math 146, 168, and 173||Elem. Algebra ≥85 and CLM <60 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E|
|Math 186||Elem. Algebra ≥85 and CLM 60 to 79 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E|
|Math 254||Elem. Algebra ≥85 and CLM ≥ 80 AND placement into ENG 101or ENG 101E|
Math SAT scores: An SAT score of 500 or an ACT score greater than 18 and less than 21will place the student into Math 137. An SAT score of 550 or an ACT score greater than 21 will place the student into Math 146, Math 168, or Math 173. We strongly encourage these students to take the BSA anyway since they may place into a higher course.
The Freshman Seminar is recommended for students who place into two or more developmental courses. These courses are:
Eng 096 Math 085