Wait! You may be exempt.

Do you qualify for testing exemption or want to know what your course placement options are? Please submit at least one of the following to the Testing Center:

  • Academic transcript from high school
  • Academic transcript from college(s) attended
  • ACT score report
  • SAT score report
  • PSAT score report
  • PSSA score report
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exam score report
  • CLEP exam score report
  • DSST exam score report
  • ACCUPLACER score report

All score reports are valid for five (5) years, and college transcripts do not expire.

Sending Exemption Scores

For the fastest response, we encourage you to upload your documents to our secure server; however, if preferred, you can mail your documents to the Testing Center at Blue Bell Campus.

Test Exemptions

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Math Placement

Type Score Needed
ACT Math 22
AP Calculus AB 3
AP Calculus BC 3
AP Statistics 3
College-Level Math Class Grade of "C"
PSSA Math: Score reports are valid for 5 years 1400
PSAT Math: Score reports are valid for 5 years 52
SAT Math: Score reports are valid for 5 years 520
PSAT Math: Score reports are valid for 5 years 550
SAT Math: Score reports are valid for 5 years 550

If you earned an A or B in high school Algebra II within the last five years, you are exempt from placement assessment. To verify, your high school transcript is required.

If you are exempted, you do not need to take the developmental math courses at Montco.

Writing Placement

Type Score Needed
ACT English / Writing Score 22
AP English Language and Composition 3
AP Literature and Composition 3
College-Level English Composition Class Grade of "C"
PSAT Writing: Score reports are valid for 5 years 50
SAT Writing Score: Score reports are valid for 5 years 500
PSAT Combined Reading and Writing: Score reports are valid for 5 years 560
SAT Combined Reading and Writing: Score reports are valid for 5 years 560
TOEFL iBT Score 79
TOEFL Paper Score 550
IELTS 6.5

Reading Placement

Type Score Needed
ACT Reading Score 21
AP Scores 3 or higher on any one (1) AP test; excluding math and foreign language
College-Level Course Earned six college-level credits, with a C or better, in any of the following subjects: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, geography, geology, history, literature, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, and sociology.
PSAT Reading: Score reports are valid for 5 years 50
SAT Reading: Score reports are valid for 5 years 500
PSAT Combined Reading and Writing: Score reports are valid for 5 years 560
SAT Combined Reading and Writing: Score reports are valid for 5 years 560
TOEFL iBT Score 79
TOEFL Paper Score 550
IELTS 6.5

 

 

Dual Enrollment Students

If you are enrolled in the Dual Enrollment program at the College, you are required to satisfy the prerequisite(s) only for the courses in which you wish to enroll.

Upon matriculation to the College, you will need to fully comply with academic readiness expectations.