STEP 5: MANDATORY ENGLISH/MATH PLACEMENT
Unless a student has recent SAT/ACT scores that match or exceed those listed below
or qualifies for one of the other five exemptions, he/she MUST take OCC’s English
placemen test, AccuuPlacer/Writeplacer. Use the linked page to find the complete exemption list at the bottom.
SAT minimums: 480 on the Evidence Based Reading and Writing and 25 or higher on the
writing and language test.
ACT minimums: 38 or higher on the combined English and Reading sub-test of the ACT
with a minimum of 18 on each section
English Second Language (ESL) students must take MTELP for English placement.
NOTE: Taking the math placement test - ALEKS - is only necessary if you plan on registering for a math class in your first year