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Accuplacer Placement Exams

English Placement Exam

The ACCUPLACER Writing Exam is for freshmen, transfer and re-entry students whose English ACT is 17 or below and wish to place into English 101. Reservations are required and can be made by clicking the registration link below. Students must bring a photo ID with them to the exam.

Who should consider taking this placement exam?

  • If you have an ACT English sub-score 17 or below and have never taken a college level English course, then you MUST TAKE the ACCUPLACER Writing Exam to enroll in an English course without the additional support course. 

Students needing to take the English Placement Exam are required to complete the exam PRIOR TO attending Orientation. This is to ensure proper course placement.


Math Placement Exam

The ACCUPLACER QAS Math Placement Exam is for freshmen, transfer and re-entry students whose Math ACT is 20 or below and wish to place into MATH 102, 103 & 104, or 105. Reservations are required and can be made by clicking the registration link below. Students must bring a photo ID with them to the exam.

Who should consider taking this placement exam?

  • If you have an ACT Mathematics sub-score below 19 and have never taken a college level Mathematics course, then you MUST TAKE the ACCUPLACER QAS Math Placement Exam to enroll in a math course without the additional support course.
     
  • If you have an ACT Mathematics sub-score of 19 or 20 and have never taken a college level Mathematics course, then you may take the ACCUPLACER QAS Math Placement Exam in an attempt to enroll in math 105.
     
  • If you have an ACT Mathematics sub-score of 21 or higher, you DO NOT need to take this exam.

Students needing to take the Math Placement Exam are required to complete the exam PRIOR TO attending Orientation. This is to ensure proper course placement.

 

Exam Dates

Exams will be offered on select weekdays from 2:00-5:30 PM. Once you sign up for the exam below, a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment will contact you to schedule your exam date.

If you need a remote version of the Accuplacer Exam, please select that box on the exam registration sign up form below.
 

Exam Registration

Click here to sign up for an ACCUPLACER Placement Exam. Once you click the link, you will need to log in with your ULID and password.

After you sign up for an exam, a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment will contact you to schedule your exam date.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Please visit the ACCUPLACER Student Portal website for tools and resources to help you prepare for your placement exam. 

2. Exam details:

  • The Math Exam is 20 questions with 2 sample questions and is untimed. 
  • The Writing Exam is 25 questions with 2 sample questions and is untimed.
  • Outside calculators are not allowed, however a calculator will be provided within the Math Exam on some questions.
  • The Writing Exam has a highlighter option.

3. Please visit the website above or email accuplacer@louisiana.edu if you have any questions.