Who needs to take a math placement test and when

All new first-year students for summer and fall 2021 are required to take the ALEKS Math Placement Test. First-year students who took a year or more of Calculus in high school or who have earned college credit for Calculus should also take the Advanced Math Placement Test.

Transfer students who took a year or more of Calculus in high school or who have earned college credit for Calculus should take the Advanced Math Placement Test.

Learn more about the Advanced Math Placement Test.

Transfer students who do not have either high school (1-year) or college credit for Calculus who are interested in taking a math class (for any reason), should take the ALEKS math placement test.

Learn more about the ALEKS.

Continuing students interested in enrolling in a math course must have the appropriate math placement score or have earned a grade of C- or better in a prerequisite course. Please use the chart here to help you determine which placement test to take

Fall 2021 Admits should use this code, if prompted: ATDJH-KEJJR

What course did you place in?

Questions about placement in courses? Contact the Academic Advising Center at: advising-center@uiowa.edu or Engineering Tutoring/Academic Advising at: megan-e-allen@uiowa.edu.