Placement Charts

Valid test scores will be received if test dates are within the past two-years. Test scores on record may be used for placement into courses in math, reading, writing, and/or composition as indicated in the below charts if test dates are less than two-years old at the time of term registration.

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PERT

Category Score Course Placement(s)
Reading 50 - 83 ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I *
84 - 105 ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II *
106 - 150 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I**
Writing 50 - 89 ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I *
90 - 102 ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II *
103 - 150 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I**
Math 50 - 95 MAT 0018C Developmental Mathematics I or
MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined
96 - 113 MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined
or
MAT 0028C Developmental Mathematics II
114 - 122 MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra
96 - 150 MGF 1106 College Mathematics or
STA 1001C Intro to Statistical Reasoning
123 - 150 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or
STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

ACCUPLACER (CPT)

Category Score Course Placement(s)
Reading 20 - 59 ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I *
60 - 82 ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II *
83 - 120 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I**
Sentence Skills 20 - 53 ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I *
54 - 82 ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II *
83 - 120 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I**
Elementary Algebra 20 - 41 MAT 0018C Developmental Mathematics I or
MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined
42 - 71 MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined
or
MAT 0028C Developmental Mathematics II
42 or more  MGF 1106 College Mathematics or
STA 1001C Intro to Statistical Reasoning 
72 - 89 MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra
90 - 120 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

College Level Math (CPTI)

 

 

 

 

 

20 - 64 MAC 1105 College Algebra
65 - 120 MAC 1114 College Trigonometry
MAC 1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra
MAC 2233 Calculus for Business and Social Science
MAE 2801 Elementary School Math
MHF 2300 Logic and Proof in Math
89 - 120 MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytical Geometry I
Advance Algebra and Functions (AAF) 200 - 249  MAC 1105 College Algebra
250 - 300 MAC 1114 College Trigonometry
MAC 1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra
MAC 2233 Calculus for Business and Social Science
MAE 2801 Elementary School Math
MHF 2300 Logic and Proof in Math
275 - 300 MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytical Geometry I

*If you are placed into Developmental Reading and Writing II (ENC 0027) in either Reading or Writing, you will be placed into ENC 0027.

**Enrollment in ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I (the first college-level English course) requires college-level placement in both Reading and Writing or that students meet the Senate Bill 1720 criteria.

If you are placed in Freshman Composition I (ENC 1101) in one area and a developmental (Reading/Writing I or II) in another area, you must complete the developmental course first.

Scores less than those shown below must take PERT for placement.

ACCUPLACER Next Generation

Category

Score

Course Placement

Reading

236 or less

ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I 

237-244

ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II

245

ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I

Writing

236 or less

ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I 

237-244

ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II

245

ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I

Math (Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics)

230 or less

MAT 0018C Developmental Mathematics I or
MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined

231-241

MAT 0022C Developmental Mathematics Combined
or
MAT 0028C Developmental Mathematics II

231 or more

MGF 1106 College Mathematics or
STA 1001C Intro to Statistical Reasoning 

242 - 254

MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra

255 or more

(Eligible for AAF)

MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

 

SAT (Not offered at Valencia)

Category Score Course Placement(s)
Reading Test Score 24 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition *
Writing & Language Test Score 25 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition *
Math Test Score 24 MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra or MGF 1106 College Mathematics or
STA 1001C Intro to Statistical Reasoning
26.5 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

ACT (Not offered at Valencia)

Category Score Course Placement(s)
Reading 19 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition *
English 17 ENC 1101 Freshman Composition *
Math 19 MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra or MGF 1106 College Mathematics or
STA 1001C Intro to Statistical Reasoning
21 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or
STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

Enrollment in ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I (the first college-level English course) requires college-level placement in both SAT/ACT Reading and Writing or that students meet the Senate Bill 1720 criteria.


English for Academic Purposes

Immigrants, refugees, and U.S. citizens - scoring 65 or less will have their Admission delayed and be referred to Continuing Education ESOL Program.

Non-Immigrants (International students) - scoring 0-85 (levels 0, 2, 3) will not be eligible for Admission.

ACCUPLACER LOEP

Score Level Course Placement(s)
65 or less Level 0 Admission delayed. Referral to Continuing Education ESOL Program.
66-75 Level 2 EAP 0281
76-85 Level 3 EAP 0381C or 0300C, 0320C, 0340C, 0360C
86-95 Level 4 EAP 0400C, 0420C, 0440C, 0460C
96-105 Level 5 EAP 1500C, 1520C, 1540C, 1560C or
EAP 1585C, 1586C
106-115 Level 6 EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
116 or more Level 7 Use PERT scores for placement

Intensive English Program (IEP) to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Bridge Agreement

Immigrants, refugees, and U.S. citizens who do not speak English as a native language may qualify for placement in EAP classes after fulfilling IEP requirements as stated in the Valencia College Intensive English Program (IEP) to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Bridge Agreement.

Upon completion of 4 sessions in the Intensive English Program, students who meet the requirements below can be placed in EAP courses as specified below.

 

Assessment Score Level Course Placement(s)
Successful completion of four sessions in the IEP and IEP Level 6B B or higher Level 5 EAP 1500C, EAP 1520C, EAP 1540C, EAP 1560C or EAP 1585C and EAP 1586C
Successful completion of four sessions in the IEP and IEP Level 8B B or higher Level 6 EAP 1620C and EAP 1640C

 

IELTS (Not offered at Valencia)

Score Level Course Placement(s)
5.0 or less Level 0 Take ACCUPLACER LOEP
5.5 Level 4 EAP 0400C, 0420C, 0440C, 0460C
6 Level 5 EAP 1500C, 1520C, 1540C, 1560C or
EAP 1585C, 1586C
6.5 Level 6 EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
7.0 or more Level 7 Use PERT scores for placement

TOEFL (Not offered at Valencia)

Internet Computer Paper Paper Delivered Level Course Placement(s)
44 or less 132 or less 449 or less 33 or less Level 0 Take ACCUPLACER LOEP
45 - 53 133 - 156 450 - 479 34 - 40 Level 4 EAP 0400C, 0420C, 0440C, 0460C
54 - 63 157 - 179 480 - 509 41 - 47 Level 5 EAP 1500C, 1520C, 1540C, 1560C or
64 - 70 180 - 196 510 - 529 48 - 52 Level 6 EAP 1620C, EAP 1640C
71 or more 197 or more 530 or more 53 or more Level 7 Use PERT scores for placement