Placement and Prior Credit Equivalency

Missouri State University ACT and SAT scores to place student in English and math courses.

Missouri State University will grant credit for College Board Advanced Placement Examinations for certain courses.

The University awards credit for the CLEP Subject Examinations only. It does NOT recognize the CLEP General Examinations.

Missouri State University recognizes the International Baccalaureate Diploma for admission. Furthermore, the University will grant as many as twenty-one semester hours of course credit and advanced placement to those students who have passed the higher level subject exams at a level of four or higher. Specific credit awards are at the discretion of the University.

An appropriate placement is required prior to taking any of the entry level mathematics courses beyond MTH 101 as noted in the course prerequisite. Students can use their ACT or SAT math sub score or the results from the Department of Mathematics Placement Test to determine their appropriate math placement level.