Assessment of Distance Education Students


An Academic Placement Test is required for placement into traditional and online courses in the following cases.

  • For any student 19 years old or younger
  • For any student pursuing a degree program
  • For any student taking an English or Math class
  • For any student taking a class that has college level reading, writing, or math requirements; these requirements will be shown in the Course Catalog Course Description.

Our goal is for all students to be successful and our faculty believes that students must be given the best information to make good course choices. If you have qualifying ACT or SAT test scores no older than 5 years, that meet the following minimum scores, please fax them to us at 303.914.6457.

  • Reading Requirement: ACT Reading score of 17 or better; SAT Critical Reading score of 430 or better
  • English Requirement: ACT English score of 18 or better; SAT Critical Reading score of 440 or better
  • Math Requirement: ACT Math score of 19 or better; SAT Math score of 460 or better

For Placement Testing, please go to for instructions


NCTA Professional Standards & Guidelines Consortium of College Testing Centers