On Campus Students: This information is for TROY Online students and DOES NOT apply to those students who are taking their courses on a physical TROY campus (Troy, Montgomery, Dothan, or Phenix City). All on campus students should contact the testing office at their campus to set up the date, time, and location that placement exams can be completed. To reach the Troy campus testing center please contact 334-808-6241 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
COMPASS English and Math placement tests are required before students can register for a math course or English composition course.
Students may register for MTH 0096 (Pre Algebra) without placement testing.
Students are exempt from the math placement test if they scored either a 23 math ACT or 520 math SAT; this will place students in MTH 1110 Finite Math or MTH 1112 Pre-Calculus Algebra. A 25 math ACT will place students in MTH 1125 Calculus I. Valid ACT or SAT scores for MTH placement are ACT or SAT scores that are less than three years old. If the scores are more than three years old the student must take the COMPASS Placement Exam for proper placement into a MTH course.
Students are exempt from the English placement test if they scored either a 20 English ACT or 480 Verbal SAT. This will place students into ENG 1101 Composition and Modern English 1. Valid ACT or SAT scores are scores that are ACT or SAT scores that are less than three years old. If the scores are more than three years old the student must take the COMPASS Placement Exam for placement into an English course.
Student ID number and picture ID are required.
Math and English placement is determined by your score on the COMPASS computer based test. Score reports will be printed immediately.
Please complete the COMPASS exam form and submit. A Representative from Troy University - TROY Online will contact you using the information you provide in the form to schedule a day and time for you to take the placement exam. No fee is required.
Last Updated: 05/02/2016