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Information about the Math Placement Test

Math Placement Testing  - Preparation Resources

Fitchburg State University uses the College Board/Accuplacer Placement tests to determine the placement of students into an appropriate level math course.  

The Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics Placement Test is used for placement  into all entry level college level math courses except for pre-calculus/calculus.  Click Here for information about this test.

The Advanced Algebra and Functions Placement Test is used for placement into pre-calculus and calculus. Click here for information about this test.

These placement tests are untimed multiple choice tests taken on a computer. Students are not permitted to bring in a personal calculator or any other resources for these tests,  a popup calculator will be provided for those questions that require a calculator. 

Students with disabilities should contact the Disability Services office if they are in need of additional accommodations for this placement test.  Disability Services can be reached by phone at (978) 665-4020 or