UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Placement Testing

Transfer Credit

Many of our new students have transfer credit in Math, English, or Modern Language courses. If you have transfer credit for any of the following courses, you do not need to take the placement test for that subject. 

Math

If you have transfer credits for any of the following Math courses, you do not need to take the Math Placement Test:

MATH 010 Introduction to Algebra

MATH 030 Intermediate Algebra

MATH 126 Activities in Math

MATH 146 College Algebra

MATH 147 College Algebra and Trigonometry

MATH 149 Precalculus

MATH 156 Calculus for Business & Social Science

MATH 166 Calculus I

MATH 216 Elementary Statistical Concepts

MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics

MATH 246 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

PSYC 201 Behavioral Statistics

TED 323 Content and Techniques of K-3 Mathematics I

English

If you have transfer credit for any of the following English courses, you do not need to take the English Placement Test:

ENGL 20 Foundations of English

ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing

ENGL 101 Freshman English for International Students

Modern Language

The Modern Language Placement Tests are optional for most majors. Receive up to 14 FREE credits with a grade of "A" by testing out of the courses in your language. Students have the option to complete Spanish, German, or French placement tests at the time they do the tests in Math and English. French and German programs are not offered at UWRF, however, students may choose to still take these tests. Any questions about these languages and others should be referred to the Modern Language Department by phone at 715-425-3121 or via email to clio.b.mclagan@uwrf.edu.

Questions?

Contact the Admissions Office! Give us a call at 715-425-3500 or send us an email at admissions@uwrf.edu.