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Professional & Continuing Studies

Math Placement Exam

All Continuing Education (CEND) students wishing to register for a math course at UD (or a course with a math corequisite or prerequisite) must take an online math placement exam.

Taking the math placement exam—

  • If needed, establish your UD student record
    • You must have a UD student record in order to take the ALEKS Math Placement Exam.
    • If you do not have a student record, please complete the University of Delaware Quick Bio form.
    • Questions? Contact the ACCESS Center at 302-831-8843.
  • Take the Math Placement Exam
    • ONLINE MATH PLACEMENT TEST (instructions and sign-in)
    • You are able to take the placement test up to 3 times. It is strongly recommended to take it at least twice.
    • After you have obtained the score you desire, contact the ACCESS Center at access-advise@udel.edu to inform an ACCESS Advisor that you have completed the exam.
    • An ACCESS Advisor will contact you with information about your math placement at UD, and registration options.


  • An exception may be made when the student can provide exact transfer credit from another institution, https://udapps.nss.udel.edu/transfercredit/ verified with an unofficial transcript or approval from the University of Delaware math department.

More info—

If you have any questions, please contact the ACCESS Center at 302-831-8843 or access-advise@udel.edu.

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