JWU requires all new students to complete placement assessments in Math and English before classes begin in the fall. The results will help generate an
appropriate class schedule, based on your individual skill levels and
This is NOT the placement exam for our English as a Second Language program.
Exemptions Only students who received transfer/AP credits for both first level Math and first level English Composition will be exempt.
Prepare for Assessment You can visit Accuplacer to review sample questions (1.1MB PDF) and tips, or download their $1.99 iPhone study app (I.4MB PDF) to take sample tests.
You must have a Photo ID (i.e. driver’s license, student ID) for admittance to the test site.
Math Assessments All students who have not received transfer credit for their first level of Math (1002 or higher) are required to take:
English Assessments All students who have not received transfer credit for ENG 1020 English Composition or ENG 1021 Advanced Composition and Communications are required to take:
Students with Special Accommodations JWU is dedicated to providing reasonable accommodations to give students with learning disabilities, physical challenges and chronic medical conditions the opportunity to succeed in their academic pursuits.
Indicate any reasonable accommodation while registering for Orientation.
Please note: All requests for special accommodations MUST be submitted no later than 3 weeks prior to your arrival on campus.
Contact the Center for Academic Support at 401-598-1485 for additional information.