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Basic Skills Placement Testing Exemption

Section:300
Section Title:Academic Affairs
Policy Number:300-H1
Policy Name:Basic Skills Placement Testing Exemption
Approval Authority:President's Cabinet
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:Provost/VPAA
Responsible Unit:Office of the Provost/VPAA
Date Adopted:March 2017

Policy

Ramapo College students admitted with sufficiently high SAT or ACT scores may be exempt  from placement testing.

Reason for Policy

To specify the minimum scores that admitted students must present in order to be exempt from placement testing.

To Whom Does The Policy Apply

All Ramapo College students

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Procedure

Contacts

Office of the Provost: 201-684-7529

 

 

 

 

Procedure

Basic Skills Placement Testing Exemption

 

Ramapo College students who present the following SAT or ACT scores are exempt from placement testing:

 

  • Students with 560 or greater in Critical Reading on the old SAT (prior to March 2016) are exempt from the Writing Placement Essay test.
  • Students with 560 or greater in Math on the old SAT (prior to March 2016) are exempt from the Math Placement test.
  • Students with 620 or greater in Evidence Based Reading and Writing on the new SAT (March 2016 or after) are exempt from the Writing Placement Essay test.
  • Students with 580 or greater in Math on the new SAT (March 2016 or after) are exempt from the Math Placement test.
  • Students with 26 or greater on the ACT composite score are exempt from both portions of the placement test.

 

All students intending to take Calculus, Pre-Calculus, or Discrete Structures must take the College Level Math (CLM) test before registering for courses.