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.