COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Math Placement - FAQ

What if I have College Math credits, like AP, IB, or Running Start credits?

A: You may be exempt from taking the WSU MPA, depending on your credit or the exam you took. Please review the Math Placement Exceptions page.

The purpose of our placement process is to determine, based on your mathematical background and current mathematical ability, which WSU math courses are appropriate for you. Past experience shows that the Math Placement Assessment may be the clearest indicator. Remember, placement is about being successful, not skipping courses. If the assessment places you below the level that you want, you need to review or possibly need to take a lower level course in order to be most successful.