Alternative Placement Tests

Placement Test Waivers

You may not need to take the Mission College English and/or math assessment test if you've met specific minimum standards on the EAP,   AP,  SAT,  or ACT tests. You must have OFFICIAL documentation.

English
  • CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP) test for English:  Level 4 (Standard Exceeded) on English Language Arts/Literacy clears students into English 1A.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) tests in English Language or English Literature:  Score of 3, 4, or 5 clears students above English 1A.
Math
  • CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP) test for Mathematics:  Level 4 (Standard Exceeded) on Mathematics clears students into Math 1, 2, 10, 12, D or G.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) tests in Calculus AB or Statistics:   Score of 3, 4, or 5 clears students into Math 1, 2, 10, 12, D, G.
  • SAT Mathematics:   Score of 550 or above clears students into Math 1, 2, 8, 10, 12, D, G.
  • ACT Mathematics:   Score of 23 or above clears students into Math 1, 2, 8, 10, 12, D, G.
  • AP Calculus BC:   Score of 5 clears students into Math 4A.

Documentation must be submitted online through our prerequisite clearance process.

Once submitted, please allow ten working days for all results and transcripts to be evaluated and placement entered into your record.