Using alternatives to single high-stakes exam for placement into college level courses, UH Maui College accepts the following scores for placement into College-Level Math or English. Meeting with an academic advisor can help to determine which scores are appropriate for entry.

Incoming students can self-reported or provide copies of the following:

  • Cumulative High School GPA of 2.6;
  • High school grades in specified classes;
  • ACT, SAT, Smarter Balanced, GED, HiSET
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 Assessment Type Placement Measurement Scores for Placement English or Math Course Placement
(GED) General Educational DevelopmentMathematical Reasoning165 or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 103
(GED) General Educational DevelopmentReasoning Through Language Arts165 or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
(HiSET) High School Equivalency TestLanguage Arts - Writing15 or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
(HiSET) High School Equivalency TestMathematics15 or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 100+78
  • MATH 115+78
  • MATH 103
ACTEnglish11 – 17English Placement
  • ENG 22
ACTEnglish18 or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
ACTMath16Math Placement
  • MATH 82
ACTMath17 – 21Math Placement
  • MATH 103+88
ACTMath22 – 26Math Placement
  • MATH 103
ACTMath27 – 28Math Placement
  • MATH 135
ACTMath29 – 30Math Placement
  • MATH 140
ACTMath31 or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 241
ACTMath15 or lessMath Placement
  • MATH 75x
High School Transcripts12th Grade AP Language & Composition Course GradeC or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
High School Transcripts12th Grade ELA Course GradeC or higherMath Placement
  • ENG 100
High School TranscriptsCumulative High School GPA2.0 – 2.5English Placement
  • ENG 22
High School TranscriptsCumulative High School GPA2.6 or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
High School TranscriptsCumulative High School GPA, and Algebra I Course Grade2.6 or higher, and a B or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 103+88
High School TranscriptsCumulative High School GPA, and Algebra II Course Grade2.6 or higher, and a B or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 103
SATEvidence-Based Reading and Writing310 – 479English Placement
  • ENG 22
SATEvidence-Based Reading and Writing480 or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
SATMath430 to 449 (pre-3/2016) | 450 to 479 (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 82
SATMath450 to 509 (pre-3/2016) | 480 to 529 (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 103+88
SATMath510 to 529 (pre-3/2016) | 530 to 549 (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 103
SATMath530 to 629 (pre-3/2016) | 550 to 649 (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 135
SATMath630 to 699 (pre-3/2016) | 650 to 729 (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 140
SATMath700 or higher (pre-3/2016) | 730 or higher (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 241
SATMath429 or Less (pre-3/2016) |449 or Less (post-3/2016)Math Placement
  • MATH 75x
Smarter BalancedEnglish4English Placement
  • ENG 100
Smarter BalancedEnglish, and 12th Grade ELA course grade2 and C or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 22
Smarter BalancedEnglish, and 12th Grade ELA course grade3 and B or higherEnglish Placement
  • ENG 100
Smarter BalancedMath3Math Placement
  • MATH 100
Smarter BalancedMath4Math Placement
  • MATH 103
Smarter BalancedMath, and 12th grade Transition Math course grade2; and, a B or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 100
Smarter BalancedMath, and year-long Calculus Pathway course grade3; and, a B or higherMath Placement
  • MATH 103
 Assessment Type Placement Measurement Scores for Placement English or Math Course Placement