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
ACCUPLACER Next Generation (includes AAF)
SAT (Not offered at Valencia College)
ACT (Not offered at Valencia College)
ACCUPLACER ESL (LOEP)
Intensive English Program (IEP) Bridge Agreement
IELTS (Not offered at Valencia College)
TOEFL (Not offered at Valencia College)


 

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 Liberal Arts Math I
123 - 150 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or
STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

*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

(Taken before August 1st, 2022)

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

(Taken before August 1st, 2022)

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)

(Taken before August 1st, 2022)

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 Liberal Arts Math I 

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)

Reading 

(Taken on August 1st, 2022 or after)

 

 

200 - 236

ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I 

237 – 255

ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II

256 - 300

ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I

Writing

(Taken on August 1st, 2022 or after)

 

 

200 - 236

ENC 0017 Developmental Reading and Writing I 

237 – 252

ENC 0027 Developmental Reading and Writing II

253 - 300

ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I

Math (Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics) 

(Taken before August 1st, 2022 or after)

 

 

 

 

200 – 240

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

241-260

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

MGF 1106 Liberal Arts Math I 

261-275

MAT 1033C Intermediate Algebra

276-300

MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or

STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

Advance Algebra and Functions (AAF)


 


 

239 or less

MAC 1105 College Algebra

240 or more

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

265 or more

MAC 2311 Calculus w/ Analytical Geometry I

 

SAT (Not offered at Valencia College)

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 Liberal Arts Math I 
26.5 MAC 1105 College Algebra (AAF eligible) or STA 2023 Statistical Methods (AAF eligible)

ACT (Not offered at Valencia College)

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 Liberal Arts Math I
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 0281C
76-85 Level 3 EAP 0381C
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 IEP sessions 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 IEP sessions and IEP Level 8B B or higher Level 6 EAP 1620C and EAP 1640C

 

IELTS (Not offered at Valencia College)

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 College)

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 EAP 1585C, 1586C
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