all 2023 placement testing information can be found below. please read all the information carefully.

All incoming first-year students will be placed in English 101 and a Math class based on placement testing.

Select incoming transfer students will be required to take placement testing to determine placement in a Math course.

We recommend that you take these exams seriously. If you are placed in a remedial course, you may require additional time to complete your degree. 

Online Placement Testing Dates

  • All incoming freshman students and select transfer students will be automatically registered for Math Placement Testing.
  • Math Placement Testing Instructions - You must access your Maritime E-mail first in order to be able to login to access the test. Visit the Accepted Student Page for directions on how to access your Maritime E-mail

Placement testing for English will not be conducted. All students will be placed in English 101 for the fall semester.

  • During the first two weeks of the fall semester, a student's writing will be assessed to determine if an hour of weekly recitation is needed.

Math placement test

Students are required to take a multiple-choice exam without a calculator.*

The exam covers a range of high school math topics. Students can be placed in:

  • MATH 080 Elementary Algebra

  • MATH 090 Introduction to College Mathematics (essentially a college algebra and trigonometry course) 

  • 100-level Calculus course

Practice Math Test

If you have a certified medical letter/diagnosis, an Individualized Education Program (IEP), or a 504 Plan that allows for test accommodations, please contact Dr. Todd Lidh, Associate Provost for Academic Programs, Planning, and Assessment via email ( or phone (646) 988-1985) before your test date.

First-Year Student Questionnaire

All incoming students should complete the First-Year Questionnaire (sent via e-mail) in order to determine eligibility for exemption from the Math placement test as well as to assist in the creation of the student's first semester course schedule.

Additional Information

MATH 080 Course Outline

MATH 090 Course Outline

Additional Information (after Placement Test is completed)