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Computerized Placement Tests (CPTs) assess knowledge, abilities, and readiness for college-level courses. Students performing below established score standards must enroll in one or more of the following developmental courses (varies according to test completed and performance).
- Reading 1311 (Reading and Study Skills) - Course to enhance reading competency.
- English 1300 (Introduction to College Writing) - English foundations course or college-level English course.
- Mathematics 1306 (Basic Algebra) - mathematics foundation course or Mathematics 1311 (College Algebra) college-level math
Credit hours for these courses do not count towards graduation requirements; however, the aforementioned courses do count towards class standing and financial aid eligibility.
If you have not taken your required placement tests, please contact our testing staff at email@example.com to schedule your test for the testing sessions in the block below. You will need to include your first, middle and last name in this message. There is no additional fee to take the tests; however, you must complete the tests so we can schedule you for the correct classes. Your schedule will be prepared in advance by your advisor. In addition, you will be given instructions on how to do your own registration for the following semester. You should receive an email confirming your testing registration within three business days. (If you do not receive registration confirmation, please contact us.) Should you need additional information regarding placement testing, please contact University College at 336 750-2390.
Scheduling Testing Sessions
University College and Lifelong Learning will provide you with the following times for testing.
9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Hauser Building, Room 302
Please call (336) 750-2390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your session.
Winston Salem State University participates in CLEP, a national program of credit-by-examination that offers students an opportunity to earn college credit by examination. CLEP offers two types of tests: General Examinations and Subject Examinations.
University policies regarding CLEP are as follows:
- WSSU does not award credit for General Examinations.
- Students may earn a maximum of (36) semester hours of CLEP credit for subject examinations.
- WSSU recognizes the right of each academic department to determine the maximum number of additional credits to be earned via challenging examinations.
- Credit by examination cannot be used to meet the 30-hour residency requirement.
- A CLEP score may not be used for course credit once a student has earned a grade in that particular course.
- You must wait six (6) months to retake any CLEP exam.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language is required to be taken as part of the admissions process by the majority of international graduate and undergraduate applicants.
Admission for all undergraduate programs require a score of 550 (paper/pencil test) or 213 (computer-based test).
Most graduate programs require a TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper/pencil test) or 213 (computer-based test). Some graduate programs require a higher score.