Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Placement Requirements

Students in classroom

Chadron State College places incoming students in Math and English courses based on ACT or SAT scores according to the following guidelines. If you took the SAT test March of 2016 or later, please see our guide for how to access all six of your scores: Accessing Test Scores from College Board

English Placement

UPDATE EFFECTIVE JUNE 11 2020: ENG 111 (one cr.) will not be offered in the Fall 2020 semester due to safety-related guidelines.

 

ACT SAT   HS GPA English Placement
Reading and
English 19+
Writing &
Language 25+
and Reading
24+
    SLO #2:
ENG 135,
136, or
137
NOT TSP in
English
Reading and
English 16-18
Writing &
Language 22-25
and Reading
22-24
AND GPA 3.5+ SLO #2:
ENG 135,
136, or
137
NOT TSP in
English
Reading and
English 16-18
Writing &
Language 22-25
and Reading
22-24
    ENG 111
(1 cr.) +
ENG 135
TSP English
(1 cr.)
and EDUC 121
(3 cr.)
Reading or
English 16+
Writing &
Language 22-25
or SAT Reading
22-24
AND GPA 3.0+ ENG 111
(1 cr.) +
ENG 135
TSP English
(1 cr.)
and EDUC 121
(3 cr.)
Reading or
English 0-15
Writing &
Language 0-21
or Reading 0-21
    ENG 111
(3 cr.)
TSP English
(3 cr.)
and EDUC 121
(3 cr.)

Math Placement

ACT SAT Math Placement
Math 19+ New Math 24.5+
Old Math 470+
SLO #4 NOT TSP in Math
Math 16-18 New Math 21.5-24
Old Math 390-460
Math 102:
Pre-College Algebra
TSP in Math
(3 cr.)
Math 0-15 New Math 0-20
Old Math 0-360
Math 101:
Pre-Algebra
TSP in Math
(3 cr.)
and EDUC 121
(3 cr.)
* Students will have an opt-in placement test if they feel that this placement is not a fair representation of their ability.

All Transitional Studies students enrolled in MATH 101 and/or ENG 111 are required to take EDUC 121- The Academic Life, which is a college and career success course.


Course Descriptions