UW System Placement Testing

In higher education, placement testing is a part of the instructional process. It helps place students into the most appropriate course within a given sequence of instruction. Students are placed into courses where their prerequisite skills, as measured by the placement tests, fit those necessary for that course—maximizing their success in learning that subject.  Students take Wisconsin placements tests in English, math, and foreign languages.

The University of Wisconsin Center for Placement Testing administers the Regional Placement Testing Program each spring.

UW System Campus Testing Contacts

Testing information is included on the Web sites of most UW System campuses. For more information, contact the testing center at the specific campus.

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