Reading Placement Exam
Who Takes the Exam?
Most students are required to take the reading placement exam. However, you are waived if:
- You took the SAT exam within the last three years and your score on the critical reading section is 480 or higher.
- You are a transfer student with 26 or more credit hours.
The exam is timed and divided into two parts:
Part 1: Vocabulary (15 minutes, 80 items)
Part 2: Reading Comprehension (20 minutes, 7 reading passages, 38 questions)
The results of this exam will provide your academic advisor with an assessment of your vocabulary and reading comprehension abilities.Questions
If you have any questions, please contact the Gateway Information Center.