This placement testing information is for Rutgers-New Brunswick students.

Rutgers Newark students: visit this link.
Rutgers Camden students: visit this link.

 Placement Testing Information Bulletin
 Foreign Language Testing Information
 Exemptions from Testing
 Academic Integrity Agreement
 Frequently Asked Questions

General Information
Now that you have been admitted to Rutgers University-New Brunswick, you will need to take placement tests. These tests are designed to provide information about your skills and test results will be used to help place you in the courses appropriate for your level of preparation. Please read the Placement Testing Information Bulletin in its entirety before attempting tests. It contains important guidelines and sample questions.

Accommodations for Placement Testing (Rutgers - New Brunswick)
If you need accommodations, it is very important that you apply for services by following this link before attempting any tests.

Accessing the Tests (For Incoming Students)

Links to placement tests are available below. A desktop or laptop computer with reliable internet access is required for testing. Required Math and English testing must be completed within 30 days of confirming your enrollment, within three days of one another. After you complete Math and English testing (even if you don’t yet have your results), be sure to sign up for an advising day with your school at Rutgers!

If you have reviewed all important links above and it has been two business days since you activated your NetID, you should be able to log into the placement tests. If you have not yet activated your NetID, please click here.

  For the Math test, click here
  For the English test, click here
  For the Foreign Language test links, click here

Attention Summer Session Students: Please visit this link before attempting any tests.

Attention Continuing/Current Students: Using your Scarletmail email address, email us at testingandplacement@rutgers.edu if you need to test for Math or English. Include your RUID number. (This applies to you if you are past your first semester at Rutgers – New Brunswick).

Finding Results

Incoming students: use the Enrollment Pathway to view your test results. Log in, and click on the Placement Testing tab – results should be posted within 2 weeks of test completion.
Continuing/current students: use Degree Navigator to view your test results. Use the student login, then go to your course list, and scroll to the bottom. Placements are coded with the prefix “PL.” Results should be posted within 2 weeks of test completion.

Important Notes

Placement tests can only be completed once. Do not test if you are feeling ill.
An incorrect placement due to purposeful misrepresentation of your score will result in a lower GPA or a delay in your graduation. We want you to succeed and invite you to simply do your best work. More information is provided on the Placement Testing Information Bulletin.

Contact Us

If you have read all the contents of this page and the Placement Testing Information Bulletin in its entirety but have other questions, please email testingandplacement@rutgers.edu. We’d be happy to help!