For questions or information,
Placement & Proficiency
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
I am a freshman.
I am a transfer student.
We will use your best ACT English+Reading sum or best SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score unless you are required to take the English Placement Test (the EPT). If you are required to take the EPT, you will have received an email informing you of this. Please note that we do not superscore the ACT (i.e., we sum your English and Reading subscores from the same test date).
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 you plan to take a physics course at Illinois
Only if you received the email stating that you are required to take it
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
The deadline to to take the ALEKS PPL Math Placement Test is Monday, January 27. Log in here.
The deadline to to take an online science test is Monday, February 3. Log in here using your NetID and password. Options are Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Physics.
The deadline to take an online foreign language test is Monday, February 3. Log in here using your NetID and password. Options are Chinese, French, German, Latin, and Spanish.
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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 plan 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.