Testing Services

General Information

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Testing Services provides placement tests in mathematics and English in order to help determine the proper beginning course for new Wright State University students who have not completed a college-level course in mathematics or English composition, as well as transfer and continuing students who have taken a break in their math studies.

While the WSU Writing Placement Test can be completed without on-site supervision, your initial math placement test (or assessment) is administered in an on-campus supervised testing environment

You need to register for and take a supervised Math Placement Testing assessment on campus before you will have access to the test or to the Prep and Learning Modules that must be completed before supervised retests.

Credit by Exam (AP & CLEP)

Learn more about credit by exam from Undergraduate Admissions.

Modern Languages

Learn more about Proficiency and Placement Tests in Modern Languages.

Non-Wright State University Testing

If you need to take a test for another institution, "remote" or special proctoring may be available at the following community locations.  Please contact the individual sites for information regarding services, fees, resources and requirements,



I just submitted my writing placement test, and there is no grade for the test. Why can’t I find my score?

It takes up to two weeks to receive a score on the writing placement test.

I need my writing (or math) placement score because I have Orientation tomorrow. How can I test?

While we encourage you to have your placement testing completed before Orientation, if you have not had the opportunity to complete your on-site Math Placement test assessment or your online Writing Placement assessment, your next best option is to complete these important steps as soon as you can, even if this means that you attend Orientation without the expected preparation. This means that you must still attend your scheduled Orientation, but when you come, your academic advisor might not be able to place you into your ideal math or writing course. You will be able to register for other courses.