** NOTE: in all references below, MPE refers to either the
unproctored Math Placement Exam or the proctored Math
Beginning in Fall 2018, students with minimum SAT/ACT test scores (SAT MATH: 500 or ACT MATH: 19) will be allowed to enroll in MATH 101, Math in the Social Sciences, without taking the MPE. Most students wishing to take a math course other than MATH 101, or a student who does not have the minimum SAT/ACT test scores listed above will need to take the MPE. Students with mathematics transfer credit from another institution or AP/IB Exam credit are exempt from taking the MPE, but may still need to complete the exam depending upon prerequisites for other classes. Students are encouraged to use the Do I need to take the MPE? tool to clarify whether this exam is required, recommended, or not necessary.
Students are strongly advised to prepare for the exam by using the MPE Review Materials listed below.
SYSTEM MAINTENANCE PERIODS: The websites for the Math Placement and Challenge Exams, and the ELM Tutorial and Precalculus Tutorial are closed for maintenance between semesters . The upcoming maintenance periods are:
Students should log into the appropriate website using their eID to display the exact dates during which they will be eligible to work on the material.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE for MATH 117-126, Summer Session 2018:
June 13, 2018
** Prerequisites must be satified by the registration deadline to enroll in a math class.
Information for Incoming Freshmen (remote MPE)
Information for Incoming Transfer Students (remote MPE)
Information for Distance/CSU Online Students (remote MPE)
Information for non-CSU Students attending the Summer 2018 term
On-Campus Placement Exam Schedules & General Information
Frequently Asked Questions about the MPE
Check Your MPE Results
Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) Tutorial -- general information
Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) Tutorial website
Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit in Mathematics
AUCC Math Requirement & 60 Credit Holds
Questions? Send a detailed email to PACe@math.colostate.edu