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You need the following math placement exam score and associated math placement course:

Achieve the highest score possible so more enrollment options are available. The highest score of your three attempts will be counted toward placement. Please see our FAQ page to see which math courses are associated with placement scores/courses.

Warning:  Please take this placement test very seriously.  If you do not achieve at least the "score" listed for each major, it may hinder you from graduating in the normal four year time frame.

  • Arts and Humanities​
    ​Preferred Score: 60 or betterPreferred Courses: MATH 115, MATH 117, MATH 221, MATH 241
    ​Score: 45-59
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Acceptable Course: MATH 114

  • ​Business​
    Preferred score: 70 or better​Preferred Course: MATH 221, MATH 241
    Score: 60-69
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Acceptable Course: MATH 115

  • Elementary & Early Childhood Education
    Preferred Score: 60 or better​Preferred Courses: MATH 115, MATH 117, MATH 221, MATH 241
    Score: 45-59
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Acceptable Course: MATH 114

  • Environmental Studies
    Preferred Score: 75 or better​Preferred Course: MATH 241
    ​Score: 65-74
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Preparatory Course: MATH 117

  • Life and Health Sciences
    Preferred Score: 75 or better​Preferred Course: MATH 241
    Score: 65-74 
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Preparatory Course: MATH 117

  • Physical and Applied Sciences
    Preferred Score: 75 or better​Preferred Course: MATH 241
    Score: 65-74
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Preparatory Course: MATH 117

  • Social Science
    Preferred Score: 60 or better
    ​Preferred Courses: MATH 115, MATH 117, MATH 221, MATH 241
    ​Score: 45-59 
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Acceptable Course: MATH 114

  • Undeclared​
    Preferred Score: 60 or better
    ​Preferred Courses: MATH 115, MATH 117, MATH 221, MATH 241
    Score: 45-59
    (If you score below these values, please discuss options with an adviser.)
    Acceptable Course: MATH 114

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  • Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • University of Delaware
  • 501 Ewing Hall
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2653
  • math-questions@udel.edu