TESTING AND PLACEMENT

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

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


IMPORTANT LINKS
 Placement Testing Information Bulletin
 Foreign Language Testing Information
 Exemptions from Testing
 Academic Integrity Agreement

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.


Accessing the Tests (For Incoming Students)

Note: Starting in March 2016, placement testing for Math, English, and some foreign languages will be conducted online via Sakai, the web-based Rutgers courseware system. Please review the “To Receive Updates on Placement Tests” section of the Placement Testing Information Bulletin.


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.


Required Math and English testing must be completed as soon as possible, within 3 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!


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).


Attention Nursing Students: If you are coming to Rutgers New Brunswick, please email testingandplacement@rutgers.edu to gain access to the placement tests. In addition to your access request, please include your full name, RUID number, netID, and your school affiliation (Nursing) in your message.


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.



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!