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The Math Placement Test (College-Level Math, Math 6)

 

The Math Placement Test (ACCUPLACER College-Level Math, Math 6) is an untimed, multiple choice, computer-based test. Students must take the ACCUPLACER College-Level Math test before they may register for math, science and certain liberal arts courses at Hunter College. SAT, ACT and New York State Regents test scores do not exempt a student from this test. Test results will be used to place students in appropriate coursework. The exam does not affect acceptance to the college. Students may only take this exam one time within the City University of New York.  Test scores are valid across the university. 

Pre-Calculus Readiness Test In addition to The Math Placement Test, ACCUPLACER, College-Level Math (Math 6) Test, Hunter College students will also take the Hunter College Pre-Calculus Test.   The Hunter College Pre-Calculus test is a timed, 65 minutes test that consists of 68 multiple choice questions.  The exam is not directly used for course placement; however, students can use the exam to appeal the ACCUPLACER, Math Placement Test results.   On the day of the exam, students must have valid photo identification and CUNY login credentials to test.  Students will take The Math Placement Test, ACCUPLACER, College-Level Math (Math 6) Test and the Hunter College Pre-Calculus Readiness Test on the same day.  Students may take these exams one time.  Results for the Pre-Calculus Readiness Test are available immediately after taking the exam. 

Calculus Readiness Test If you receive a score of 61-79 on The Math Placement Test, ACCUPLACER, College-Level Math (Math 6) Test and wish to register for Math 15000, Math 15200; you will receive a link to register and take an optional Calculus Readiness Test. The Hunter College Calculus Readiness Test is a timed, 60 minutes test that consists of 20 multiple choice questions.  On the day of the exam, students must have valid photo identification and CUNY login credentials to test. Students may take this exam one time.  Test results for the Calculus Readiness Test are available immediately after taking the exam.  A score of 65 or higher on the Calculus Readiness Test will allow students to enroll in Math 15000, Math 15200 (calculus). 

 

The Math Placement Test (ACCUPLACER College-Level Math, Math 6), The Pre-Calculus Readines Test and The Calculus Readiness Test are administered in the Hunter College Testing Center, Room 150 Hunter North. Students must have valid photo identification and CUNY login credentials to test.

Incoming freshmen and transfer students: You will receive an invitation to take the Math Placement Test (College-Level Math, Math 6) after you have accepted the offer of admission to Hunter College.

Currently enrolled students and non-degree students: Non-degree students as well as students who are currently enrolled at Hunter College must register in advance to take the The Math Placement Test (College-Level Math, Math 6). Non-degree students can register here. Currently enrolled students can  register here.   

 

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For assistance with preparing for the Math Placement Test (College-Level Math, Math 6) visit the Mary P. Dolciani Math Learning Center

All inquires pertaining to testing at Hunter College may be addressed by calling the Testing Center at 212-772-4868 or by sending an email to the Testing Center.

 

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