COMPASS Placement Chart

Last updated 3/30/2016

The following charts lists the minimum raw score that a test taker must earn on the COMPASS Placement Test in order to register for that class. These scores and course placement list are specific to the University of Hawaii Maui College. In addition, our college accepts ACT and SAT scores.

If you are transferring your COMPASS Placement Test scores from another UH community college or another Non-UH college and want to know what courses you are eligible to take at UH Maui College, please refer to the table below. If you are transferring your COMPASS Placement Test scores from UH Maui College to another UH Community College and want to know the course equivalencies, contact the community college testing center for more information.

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Reading Placement

ACT SAT COMPASS
Reading
Reading Course
0 – 55 ENG 10
56 – 78 ENG 21
79 – 100 ENG 102

Writing Placement

ACT SAT COMPASS
Writing
Writing Course
0 – 20 ENG 10
21 – 39 ENG 19
40 – 73 ENG 22
18* 510** 74 – 100 ENG 100
*Score of 18 in ACT English.
**SAT scores must be 510 in BOTH Critical Reading and Writing to enter ENG 100.

Math Placement

ACT SAT COMPASS
Pre-Algebra
Math Course
0 – 46 MATH 75
47 – 100 MATH 82, 100, 115, QM 107C or CULN 100
ACT SAT COMPASS
Algebra
Math Course
0 – 35 MATH 82
36 – 61 MATH 100, 103 & 90v, or 115
50 – 61 MATH 100, 111, or 115
22 510 62 – 74 MATH 100, 103, 111, or 115
75 – 100 MATH 100, 103, 111, 115, 119, or 135
ACT SAT COMPASS
College Algebra
Math Course
0 – 55 MATH 100, 103, 111, or 115
56 – 70 MATH 119, or 135
71 – 100 MATH 140, or MATH 203
ACT SAT COMPASS
Trigonometry
Math Course
0 – 55 MATH 140, or MATH 203
56 – 70 MATH 205