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Placement & Proficiency
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8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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We will use your best ACT English, SAT Critical Reading, or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English as a Second Language Placement Test (the EPT).
Only if you plan to take a chemistry course at Illinois and you have completed less than two years of chemistry in high school
Only if you have studied physics and plan to take a physics course at Illinois
Only if your letter of admission states this
Only if you studied a LOTE in high school but did not successfully complete at least 3 years of the same LOTE, or if you plan to continue with the language at Illinois
Math placement testing has ended for Fall 2018 course enrollment. It will open on Monday, September 17 for Spring 2019 course enrollment. Go here for more information.
Need to take the Chemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology, or Physics placement test? Go here.
Need to take the French, German, Latin, or Spanish placement test? Go here.
Want to take the Chinese Placement Test? You will first enroll yourself in the test by entering your NetID and password. Then be sure to run your computer through the Technology Requirements to verify that your responses will be captured.
Return to the PNP homepage.
If you haven't taken any college-level composition course, we will use your best ACT English, SAT Critical Reading, or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English as a Second Language Placement Test (the EPT).. If you have taken a college-level composition course, then your Rhetoric placement is based on your previously taken, transferable English courses. You must enroll in RHET 233 if you have earned at least one hour of transferable credit for academic writing but not enough to fulfill the Composition I requirement.
Only if you plan to enroll in a Calculus I or a lower-level math class
Only if you studied chemistry in high school, you have not earned college credit in chemistry, and you plan to take chemistry at Illinois. Check your handbook.
Only if you are required to take PHYS 211. Check your handbook.
Only if you studied a LOTE in high school, you have not earned college credit in the LOTE, and you plan to take courses in that same LOTE at Illinois. The College of Media requires that its students successfully complete the third level of a LOTE to fulfill the General Education language requirement. Check your handbook.