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please contact:

Placement & Proficiency
(217) 244-4437
pnp@illinois.edu


OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gies College of Business for 2019-2020

NEW FRESHMEN:

PLACEMENT TEST “Do I Have To Take This Test?”
Rhetoric We will use your best ACT English+Reading sum or best SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English Placement Test (the EPT).
Math (ALEKS PPL) Yes
Chemistry Only if you plan to take a chemistry course at Illinois and you have completed less than two years of chemistry in high school
Physics Only if you have studied physics and you plan to take a physics course at Illinois
Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) No. However, it is strongly recommended for any student with AP Biology or IB Biology credit who is considering using that credit to pass out of MCB 150 and register for MCB 250.
English as a Second
Language (the EPT)
Only if your letter of admission states this.
Language Other
Than English (LOTE)
Only if you studied a LOTE in high school but did not successfully complete at least 4 years of the same LOTE, or if you plan to continue with the language at Illinois

Placement testing for 2019-2020 is now open.

If you are ready to take your math placement test, go to the Math Department’s ALEKS PPL page and follow the instructions.

If you are ready to take a science or language placement test, go to the Learn@Illinois page and log in with your NetID and password.

If you need to choose an EPT test date, log in to register for the EPT.


 


TRANSFER STUDENTS:

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PLACEMENT TEST “Do I Have To Take This Test?”
Rhetoric If you haven't taken any college-level composition course, we will use your best ACT or SAT score unless your letter of admission states that you must take the English Placement Test (the EPT). Students with partial 'Composition I' transfer credit have the option of taking RHET 233 to satisfy both the Composition I requirement and the Advanced Composition requirement. Consult with your academic advisor to decide which option is best for you.
Math (ALEKS PPL) Only if you plan to enroll in a Calculus I or a lower-level math class
Chemistry Only if you studied chemistry in high school credit, you have not earned college credit in chemistry, and you plan to take chemistry at Illinois. Check your handbook.
Physics Only if you plan to take PHYS 211. Check your handbook.
Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) No. However, it is strongly recommended for any student with AP Biology or IB Biology credit who is considering using that credit to pass out of MCB 150 and register for MCB 250.
English as a Second
Language
Only if your letter of admission states this.
Language Other
Than English (LOTE)
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 Gies College of Business requires that its students successfully complete the fourth level of a LOTE to fulfill the General Education language requirement. Check your handbook.

Placement testing for 2019-2020 is now open.

If you are ready to take your math placement test, go to the Math Department’s ALEKS PPL page and follow the instructions.

If you are ready to take a science or language placement test, go to the Learn@Illinois page and log in with your NetID and password.

If you need to choose an EPT test date, log in to register for the EPT.