College Readiness: What Courses Am I Prepared For?
 

At CVCC, we use multiple measures and informed self-placement to determine student readiness for college-level English and math courses.
To select the appropriate classes, please complete this survey:

CVCC Enrollment Survey
 

Your Success is Our Priority! 
CVCC Students are now able to determine for themselves whether they are ready for college courses in English and Math. 
 

Course Placement

If You Have Graduated High School 5 years ago or less:
After applying to CVCC, complete the CVCC Enrollment Survey.

English Placement (based on High School GPA from the Enrollment Survey):
Years Since High School Graduation High School GPA Course Placement
0-5 years 3.0 +  ENG 111
0-5 years 2.0 - 2.99 ENG 111 + EDE 11
0-5 years Less than 2.0 EDE 10

Math Placement (based on High School GPA and math courses taken/completed from the Enrollment Survey):
 
Years since High School Graduation High School GPA / Math Coursework Course Placement
0-5 years 3.4 + plus passing grade in Math Analysis/Pre-calculus with Trig. MTH 263 (or below)
0-5 years 3.2 + plus passing grade in Math Analysis/Pre-calculus without Trig. MTH 162 or MTH 261 (or below)
0-5 years 3.2 + plus passing grade in Math Analysis/Pre-calculus without Trig. or passing grade in Statistics MTH 245 (or below)
0-5 years 3.0 + with Algebra 2 MTH 130, 131, 154, 155, 161, 167
0-5 years 3.0 + without Algebra 2 MTH 130, 131, 154, 155
MDE 60
0-5 years 2.0 - 2.99 with Algebra 2 MTH 130, 131
MTH 154 + MDE 54
MTH 155 + MDE 55
MTH 161 + MDE 61
0-5 years 2.0 - 2.99 without Algebra 2 MTH 130, 131
MTH 154 + MDE 54
MTH 155 + MDE 55
MDE 60
0-5 years Less than 2.0 MDE 10

SAT, ACT, GED:
(SAT, ACT and GED scores are valid for the 5 years after the date of the test.)

English Placement with SAT, ACT or GED:
 
Standardized Test Score Range Course Placement
SAT 480 or above ENG 111
SAT 400 - 470 ENG 111 + EDE 11
SAT Below 400 EDE 10
ACT 18 or above ENG 111
ACT 15 - 17 ENG 111 + EDE 11
ACT 14 or below EDE 10
GED 165 or above ENG 111

Math Placement with SAT, ACT or GED:
 
Standardized Test Score Range Course Placement
SAT 500 or above MTH 130, 131, 154, 155, 161, 167
SAT 470 - 490 MTH 130, 131, 154, 155
MTH 161 + MDE 61
ACT 18 or above MTH 130, 131, 154, 155, 161, 167
ACT 17 MTH 130, 131, 154, 155
MTH 161 + MDE 61
GED 165 or above MTH 130, 131, 154, 155
MTH 161 + MDE 61
GED 155 - 164 MTH 130, 131
MTH 154 + MDE 54
MTH 155 + MDE 55
MDE 60
GED 154 or below MDE 10

Graduated High School 6 + years ago:

If you have been out of high school 6 years or more, you are able to place yourself in English and math coursework through a process called self-placement. After applying to CVCC, complete the CVCC Enrollment Survey which will help guide you to what English and math classes would be your best start based on your current academic skills. Academic Advisors are available to help and discuss your placement decisions. Please log in to your myCVCC Navigate Portal to schedule an appointment with your advisor.