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Math Placement Test
Test Number of Questions Length of Test
Algebra 25 questions 1 hour 45 minutes
Trigonometry 15 questions 1 hour 15 minutes
Pre-Calculus 15 questions 1 hour 15 minutes

The Math Placement Test (MPT) is required for all current students who have not earned credit for MAT 1033-Intermediate Algebra or earned "C" (2.0) or better in MAC 1105-College Algebra at UCF, or another college or university. The MPT must be taken prior to registering for UCF math courses or a student will need to begin their math sequence by enrolling in MAT 1033, Intermediate Algebra.

  1. Review the MPT Test Frequently Asked Questions

    It is your responsibility to review important information provided in the MPT Frequently Asked Questions prior to taking the test.

  2. Verify you are eligible to take the MPT

    Submit a Contact Form and indicate the reason as "Eligibility Status" in order to see if you are eligible to take the MPT. Please allow 1-2 business days (Monday-Friday) excluding any holidays for your eligibility to be confirmed. Do no remit payment until you have received confirmation of your eligibility to test.

  3. Remit Payment to the University Testing Center (if needed)

    All students that enrolled at UCF Fall 2010 and after will not be required to pay but will need to contact mathplacement@ucf.edu if their test is listed as “past due.”

    All students that enrolled at UCF Summer 2010 and prior must pay $10.00 to take the MPT. Do not submit your payment until after your eligibility has been verified.

    Complete payment online.

    Please note: After completing the registration process, check your email for the test registration confirmation from RegisterBlast. At the end of the business day, you will receive the email notification with your login information and instructions from mathplacement@ucf.edu . Please retain the Math Placement email for future reference.

  4. Request Extended Time or Academic Accommodations for the MPT

    Students who believe they qualify for academic accommodations for placement tests and/or academic courses should contact Student Accessibility Services prior to starting the test to inquire about options available (sas@ucf.edu; 407-823-2371). If you are approved for placement test accommodations, please email mathplacement@ucf.edu so that your test settings can be adjusted.

  5. Take the Required Practice Test

    Once you obtain your Username (NID) and MyLabsPlus password, please go to www.ucf.mylabplus.com to access the Math Placement Test. There are three (3) Math Placement Practice Tests: Algebra, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. All students must start by taking the Practice Algebra Test. Students are required to complete the Practice Algebra Test and earn 35% or higher before proceeding to the actual Algebra test. Repeated attempts are possible on the practice tests if students would like to gain more experience. Read the MPT Access Document for detailed instructions on how to access the Practice Test(s).

    Please note: After completing the registration process, check your email for the test registration confirmation from RegisterBlast. At the end of the business day, you will receive the email notification with your login information and instructions from mathplacement@ucf.edu. Please retain the Math Placement email for future reference.

  6. Schedule an Appointment for Your Math Placement Test

    Since you are a current UCF student, the actual Math Placement Test must be taken in a proctored environment on campus at the University Testing Center (UTC). Below are the procedures to schedule your appointment:

    1. Earn a 35% or higher on the Practice Algebra Test.

    2. Testing is available on an appointment basis only. Complete registration online and choose from the available dates and times

      Please Note: Be sure to select "UCF Math Placement Test Appointment" and provide your Knights email when registering

  7. Arrive on Test Day:

    1. Bring two (2) forms of identification (a valid government issued ID and UCF student ID) and a basic scientific calculator (TI-30XA is recommended). Graphing calculators are not permitted.

      Please Note: If a student does not have a basic scientific calculator, one will be provided by UTC

    2. Bring your Test Registration Confirmation sent to you by RegisterBlast

    3. Check-in for your test appointment at Howard Phillips Hall, room 106

    4. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. Examinees arriving more than 15 minutes late may not be admitted.

    5. You must know your NID and MyLabsPlus password in order to access the Placement Tests

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Questions about MPT? View the FAQ or contact our office.