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:
Before August 26, 2013
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
After August 26, 2013
TSI Assessment scores: Reading – 351 Math 350 Writing 5 Essay OR 4 Essay AND 363 Multiple Choice
TSI Testing is available on the main PVAMU campus every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 pm – 4 pm. Students must arrive no later than 3 pm to begin testing. Days are subject to change.
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