Standardized test scores are optional at the University of Nevada, Reno. If submitted, scores from the ACT or SAT are used for initial placement into chemistry, English and math classes.
Use the tables below to determine the proper starting class based on ACT or SAT scores.
NOTE: SAT math refers to tests administered in or after March 2016
You may register in the following chemistry courses when you meet one of the test requirements.
|Course||ACT math||SAT math||Or if you have obtained|
|CHEM 100 & 121A/L||27 or above||630 or above||Requisite scores on ACCUPLACER test|
|CHEM 201||28 or above||650 or above||Requisite scores on ACCUPLACER test|
You may register in the following English courses when you meet one of the test requirements.
|ENG 098||17 or below||420 or below|
|ENG 102 & ENG 102H||30||660|
You may register in the following math courses when you meet one of the test requirements.
|Course||ACT||RSAT||Prerequisite course||NG-QAS *||NG-AAF *|
|Math 095**||18 or below||509 or below||N/A||263 or lower||N/A|
|Math 096||19||510||Math 095 C/S||At least 263||N/A|
|Math 120E/96A||19||510||N/A||At least 263||N/A|
|Math 126E/96D||20||520||N/A||At least 276||At least 237|
|Math 120||22||530||Math 096 C/S||At least 276||At least 263|
|Math 126||22||530||Math 096 C/S||At least 276||At least 263|
|Math 127||27||630||Math 126 C-||At least 276||At least 276|
|Math 128||27||630||N/A||At least 276||At least 270|
|Math 176||27||630||Math 126 C-||At least 276||At least 276|
|Math 181||28||650||Math 127/128 C-||At least 276||At least 285|
|Stat 152||27||630||Math 126 C-||At least 276||At least 276|
*NG-QAS and NG-AAF are effective as of April 6, 2019
**If scores place into Math 95, they may be placed into Math 96 or Math 120E/96A if AGPA is 3.5 or greater. Contact the Office of Admissions and Records for permission to enroll.