AP, ACT/SAT, MATH & CLEP PLACEMENT INFORMATION
*Official documents are required for all credit, placement, and waivers*
Advanced Placement Program
New Mexico Tech participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Credit and/or advanced placement are granted according to the departmental policies listed here. Advanced Placement credit is not awarded for grades of 1 or 2.
Math Placement is determined by:
- ACT/SAT math score
|ACT Math Score||SAT Math Score||Initial Math Course|
|≤ 20||≤ 490||MATH 101 (College Algebra)|
|21 - 25||500 - 580||MATH 103 (Pre-Calculus)|
|26 - 29||590 - 660||MATH 104 (Trigonometry)|
|≥ 30||≥ 670||MATH 131 (Calculus & Analytic Geometry I)|
- or the optional Math Placement Test. For information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- or Transfer Credit (which has been evaluated by NM Tech) from other colleges/universities
ACT/SAT English Waiver
Students who score 27 or higher on the ACT English test or 610 or higher on the SAT Critical Reading test will have ENGL 111 waived as a requirement.
College Level Examination Program
No credit is given for the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). However, challenge exams are available in various courses. Challenge exams are arranged by individual academic departments.