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Assessment and Placement
Course Placement Guidelines
Cowley College offers courses to students with a variety of skill levels. The Cowley Course Placement Guidelines Table lists the mathematics, reading and English courses students will take based on their assessment scores.
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WRITING / ENGLISH 

Cowley College 
High School Criteria 
ACT Score 
Accuplacer 
ASSET Score 
COMPASS Score 
ABE*** 
Student must assess 
020 
2329 
020 

EBE2208 
2169 
3040 
2169 

ENG2211 
Successful completion of English IV with at least a C within the last 3 years and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 
20+ 
69+ 
4153 
70100 
READING 

Cowley College 
High School Criteria 
ACT Score 
Accuplacer 
ASSET Score 
COMPASS Score 
ABE*** 
Student must assess 
024 
2328 
020 

EBE2208 
2569 
2940 
2169 

ENG2211 
Successful completion of English IV with at least a C within the last 3 years and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher 
18+ 
69+ 
4153 
70100 
MATH 

Cowley College 
High School Criteria 
ACT Score 
Accuplacer 
ASSET Score 
COMPASS Score 
ABE*** 
 
 
0 – 20 Elementary Alg 
0 – 22 Numerical Skills 
016 PreAlgebra 
EBM4405 
 
Below 17 
21 – 50 Elementary Alg 
23 – 40 Numerical Skills 
17 – 65 PreAlgebra 
MTH4410 
Successful completion of Algebra 2 
1720 
51 – 80 Elementary Alg 
41 – 55 Elementary Alg 
4665 Algebra 
MTH4419 
Successful completion of Algebra 2 
1920 
Over 70 Elementary Alg. 

60 – 100 Algebra 
MTH4420 
Successful completion of Algebra 2 
21+ 
Over 80 Elementary Alg 
43 – 55 Intermediate Alg 
66 – 100 Algebra 
MTH4425 
Successful completion of Algebra 3 
23+ 
87+ Elementary Alg 
48 – 55 College Algebra 
46100 College Alg 
MTH4423 
 
23+ 
87+ Elementary Alg 
4855 College Algebra 
46100 College Alg 
MTH4432 
 
23+ 
87+ Elementary Alg 
4855 College Algebra 
46100 College Alg 
MTH4435 Calculus* 
 
25+ 
 
4855 College Algebra 
46100 Trigonometry 
Students must meet one of the above criteria for placement into the desired math class. College Algebra is the lowest math level a concurrent student can enroll in. (College Algebra with Review is not available to HS students.) 
Revised 03.16.2017