Assessment Score Placement Chart

Last updated 6/25/2013

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 15
56 – 78
ENG 21
79 – 100
ENG 102

Writing Placement

ACT SAT COMPASS Writing Writing Course
0 – 20
ENG 15
21 – 39
ENG 19
40 – 73
ENG 22
22
510*
74 – 100
ENG 100
*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 – 29
MATH 18
30 – 46
MATH 18, 50, or 50H
47 – 100
MATH 82

ACT SAT COMPASS Algebra Math Course
0 – 49**
MATH 82
50 – 55
MATH 82, 100, 111, or 115
56 – 61
MATH 82, 100, 107, 111, or 115
22
510
62 – 74
MATH 100, 103, 107, 111, or 115
75 – 100
MATH 100, 103, 107, 111, 115, or 135
**Placement at Algebra 46 meets math admission requirement for UHMC Nursing Program.

ACT SAT COMPASS College Algebra Math Course
0 – 55
MATH 100, 103, 107, 111, or 115
56 – 70
MATH 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