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COMPASS Cut Scores and
Course Placements

Reading Test
ScoreCourse Placement
0-40 RED 070
41-65 RED 080
66-80 RED 090*
81-100 No Reading Required
* Some courses and programs only require RED 080 proficiency.
Writing Test
ScoreCourse Placement
0-18 ENG 070
19-37 ENG 080
38-69 ENG 090 and ENG 090A
70-100 ENG 111 **
** Students must also meet reading requirement for ENG 111. Note: Programs requiring ENG 102 do not require writing test.
ALL Students will start the math test in the pre-algebra domain
TestScoreCourse Placement
Pre-Algebra 0-26 MAT 050
Pre-Algebra 27-46 MAT 060
Pre-Algebra 47-100 Refer to Algebra Score for Math Course Placement if MAT 070 or Higher is required.
Algebra 0-45

MAT 070 or MAT 101

Algebra 46-65

MAT 080, 115, 121, 140 & 140A or BUS 121

Algebra 66-100 Refer to College Algebra Score if a Higher Level Math Course is required.
College Algebra 0-50 MAT 151 & 151A, 161 & 161A, or 171 & 171A
College Algebra 51-100

MAT 167 & 167A, 175 & 175A, or 263 & 263A


 
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