Placement Testing Exemptions
Transfer students who are exempt from placment testing will still benefit from taking the appropriate placement tests
to verify their readiness for their next UMBC course.
|ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST
|READING PLACEMENT TEST
* In order to be exempted from placement testing, official AP or IB score reports must be received by
the Office of Undergraduate Admissions prior to the student's orientation date.
Students with IB or CLEP scores awarded UMBC credit may also be exempted from testing. For more
information about IB and CLEP equivalencies, please refer to pages two and three in the Appendix of
the Undergraduate Catalog.
Students transferring courses from a Maryland community college can use ARTSYS to help
determine the corresponding UMBC course.
For any questions please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the LRC main office at 410-455-2444.