Class Placement

The University of Nevada, Reno uses the SAT or ACT for initial placement into chemistry, English, and math classes. Follow the tables below to determine the proper starting class based on ACT or SAT scores.

Chemistry

Registration is allowed in the following chemistry courseIf your ACT math score isOR if your SAT math score isOR if you have obtained
CHEM 201 28 or above 630 or above the requisite scores on the ACCUPLACER test*
CHEM 100 and 121 27 or above 610 or above the requisite scores on the ACCUPLACER test*

English

English CourseACTSAT
ENG 098 17 or below 430 or below
ENG 100I 18-20 440-500
ENG 101 21 to 29 510 to 670
ENG 102,ENG 102H* 30 or above 680 or above

Math

CoursesACT MathSAT MathPrerequisite CourseAccuplacer Placement Tests
Math096 19 470   Math 095 C/S at least 76
Math 120 22 500 Math 096 C/S at least 80 AND at least 55
Math126 22 500 Math 096 C/S at least 80 AND at least 55
Math127 27 610 Math 126 C- at least 80 AND at least 84
Math128 27 610 at least 80 AND at least 70
Math 176 27 610 Math 126 C- at least 80 AND at least 84
Stat152 27 610 Math 126 C- at least 80 AND at least 84
Math181 28 630 Math 127/128C- at least 80 AND at least 101

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