Placement Exam

If you do not meet the prerequisites for enrolling directly into mathematics courses you can take our Placement Exam to find what course you can enroll in.

Please read the information below for instructions to the Math Placement exam.

NO CELLPHONES or CALCULATORS are allowed during the exam. 

Math Placement Exam Link:

The following link is to the math placement exam, you will need to log into Blackboard to take the exam using your myWSU ID and password.

Math Placement Exam


Please note, the following steps you will to take for the math placement exam.

Step 1: After clicking the link to the exam, a page will display in a seperate window. This page will take you to the online instructions for placement exam. Each step will appear to you along the way as you proceed to the exam as well. Click Enroll on the top left-hand side of the screen.

Step 2: Your screen will now display information regarding the test – this is for office use only. Click Submit on the lower right-hand side of the screen A confirmation screen will display, to move to the next step, click OK on the bottom right.

Step 3: You MUST take the assesment quiz before it will allow you to take the placement exam. After you have taken the assesment quiz then may click on "Step 4: Schedule Proctor".

Step 4: When you receive information from the department for your placement exam, you will log back in with the instructions in Steps 1-3 mentioned above. Click on “Step 5” – and then follow the instructions to access your exam.

Step 5: Click the link Begin at the bottom right

Step 6: Enter the password provided by the department and click Submit to begin the exam. Please note, this test is timed (1 Hour). If you exit the exam before the hour is up that is the score you will receive and you will not be able to get back into the exam. 

When your exam is complete, the information will be sent to the department for grading. Your results will be posted typically within a week, if not sooner. If you have questions regarding your exam, please reach out directly to the department.

Please be aware there is a $10 exam fee (per exam) that will be placed on your student account after completing your exam.