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Math Placement Guide

Students will be eligible to enroll in a specific course if they meet at least one of the criteria indicated in the table below.

SAT Math Section Score
(taken on or after March 2016)
  Math SAT Score
(taken before March 2016)
  Math ACT score   AP Calculus Scores   ALEKS Score Recommended Course
< 550 or < 520 or < 22 or N/A or < 40 MTH099
550 – 600 (BS)
550 – 610 (BA)
or 520 – 570 or 22 – 24 or N/A or ≥ 40 MTH101*
600 – 640 (BS) or 580 – 620 or 25 – 27 or N/A or ≥ 55 MTH107
MTH105
620 – 720 (BA) or 600 – 690 or 28 – 30 or AP Calc AB = 3 or ≥ 60 MTH113
650 – 720 or 630 – 690 or 28 – 30 or AP Calc AB = 3 or ≥ 65 MTH140
MTH130
ALEKS REQUIRED or ALEKS REQUIRED or ALEKS REQUIRED or N/A or ≥ 76
and high school Precalculus
MTH151
MAS110**
≥ 730 or ≥ 700 or ≥ 31 or AP Calc AB = 4
AP Calc BC = 3
or ≥ 76
and high school Precalculus
MTH161

Students may use their math SAT or math ACT score for initial placement advice. Students who wish to place in a higher level course, may take ALEKS on campus during one of the scheduled sessions.

Please consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the Mathematics requirement for your major and degree program. Also, refer to the University of Miami Academic Bulletin.

If you have any questions regarding your Math Placement you may contact Dr. Leticia Oropesa.

* Students in the School of Music, in a Bachelor of Music program, who wish to be exempt from the MTH101 requirement must place into MTH113 or higher on a proctored ALEKS assessment.

** Please refer to the School of Business for more information.