Please note that beginning Fall 2013, the TSI Assessment will replace the THEA test throughout the state. Due to the large number of New Students who will be on campus during the summer months, May 16, 2013 will be the last time the THEA test will be offered on the PVAMU campus.
Upcoming ACCUPLACER Test Dates:
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This test is required by the University to all students who have not met the minimum TSI requirements for exemption. The exemption requirements are as follows:
ACT Test scores: a Composite score of 23 AND a minimum of 19 in Verbal and Math
SAT Test scores: a Combined Math/Verbal score of 1070 AND a minimum of 500 in Verbal and Math
TAKS Test scores: a 2200 in ENLA AND a minimum 3 in Writing and a 2200 in Math
(The ENLA and Writing scores must BOTH be met in order to be exempt from BOTH. Math will stand alone)
You may also fulfill the requirements by taking and passing any of the following exams:
THEA Test scores: Reading - 230 Math - 230 Writing - 220
COMPASS Test scores: Reading - 81 Algebra - 39 Writing - 6 Essay OR 5 Essay AND 59 Multiple Choice
ACCUPLACER Test scores: Reading - 78 Elem Algebra - 63 Writing - 6 Essay OR 5 Essay AND 80 Multiple Choice
ASSET Test scores: Reading - 41 Elem Algebra - 38 Writing - 6 Essay OR 5 Essay AND 80 Multiple Choice
This test is available for students who wish to have the opportunity to receive college credit for what they already know by earning qualifying scores on any of the CLEP examinations we offer. A list of the CLEP credits we accept at PVAMU can be found here.. All CLEP tests are by appointment only and are subject to change at any time.
CLEP exams will only be given during business hours M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.