Placement Exam

What is the UA ALEKS Online Placement Test?
ALEKS is a powerful artificial-intelligence based online assessment tool that zeros in on the strengths and weaknesses of a student's mathematical ...
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 at 3:35 PM
How many questions are on the Placement Test?
The length of the assessment runs from 20-35 questions. The exact number of questions will vary due to the adaptive mechanism in ALEKS. It is likely th...
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 at 4:05 PM
Once I answer a question on the Math Placement Test, can I go back and change my answer?
No. The placement exam uses an adaptive mechanism to select appropriate test questions for each user. The first questions asked will be drawn from acro...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 12:26 PM
Clicking "I don't know" to answer a question on the Placement Test
It is likely that you will be asked questions on material you have not yet learned. On such questions it is appropriate to answer, "I don't k...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 12:25 PM
Is there a fee for taking the Math Placement Test?
There is a $26 fee for the first test for incoming Transfer students, charged to your UA Bursar's account. The first test for Freshman and Internat...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 12:46 PM
How is my score on the Math Placement Test calculated?
There are several topics on the ALEKS Online Tests. In a relatively short period of time (about 45 minutes to two hours for most courses), ALEKS assesse...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 3:21 PM
What if I take the wrong placement test?
Unfortunately, if you take the wrong test and do not place high enough, you may need to retest through the testing office for a fee. It is the student...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 3:24 PM
What if I retest and do worse on the Placement Test?
If a previous UA ALEKS placement test score resulted in a higher UA math placement, the system will keep the higher score, unless the score has expire...
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016 at 3:36 PM