ACCUPLACER Cut Off Scores at Middlesex Community College

English-Sequence

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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

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 <82

Placement Rule 2: <72 SS <87 and RC >72

OR

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

ENG 101 E

83 < SS <87 and RC >83

College Level:

ENG 101

SS > 88 and RC > 83

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.

 

 

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Math 085 Elem. Algebra <40 and Arithmetic <64 OR
Elem. Algebra 40 to 53  and Arithmetic <40
Math 095 Elem. Algebra  40 to 53 and Arithmetic ≥40 OR
Elem. Algebra < 40  and Arithmetic ≥ 64
Math 095 Paired with Math 137 Elem. Algebra  40 to 53 and Arithmetic ≥40 OR
Elem. Algebra < 40  and Arithmetic ≥ 64 AND Placement into ENG 101 or ENG 101E
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.

 

Freshman Seminar

The Freshman Seminar is recommended for students who place into two or more developmental courses.  These courses are:
Reading        Writing          Math
Eng 003        Eng 013        Math 075
Eng 073        Eng 063        Math 085
Math 095