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EPT/ELM Test Exemptions

EPT

Presenting proof of one of the following conditions to Admissions and Records exempts a student from taking the EPT:

  • A score of "Exempt" or "Ready for college-level English courses" on the CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP) taken along with the English Language Arts California Standard Test in grade 11
  • A score of "Conditionally ready for college-level English courses" or "Conditional" on the CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP) taken in grade 11, provided successful completion of the Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC), AP English, IB English, or an English course approved for extra honors weight on the University of California "A-G" Doorways course list
  • A score of 500 or above on the Critical Reading section of the College Board SAT Reasoning Test
  • A score of 22 or above on the American College Testing (ACT) English Test
  • A score of 3 or above on either the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Language and Composition or Composition and Literature examination
  • Completion and transfer to CSU of the credits for a college course that satisfies the CSU General Education requirement in English Composition, provided such course was completed with a grade of C or better

ELM

Presenting proof of one of the following conditions to Admissions and Records exempts a student from taking the ELM:

  • A score of "Exempt" or "Ready for college-level Mathematics courses" on the CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP), taken in grade 11 in conjunction with the CST in Summative High School Mathematics or Algebra II
  • A score of "Conditionally ready for college-level Mathematics courses" or "Conditional" on the CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP) taken in grade 11 along with the California Standards Test in Summative High School Mathematics or Algebra II, provided you successfully complete a CSU-approved 12th grade math course that requires Algebra II as a prerequisite
  • A score of 550 or above on the Mathematics section of the College Board SAT Reasoning Test
  • A score of 550 or above on a College Board SAT Subject Test in Mathematics (level 1 or level 2)
  • A score of 23 or above on the American College Testing (ACT) Mathematics Test
  • A score of 3 or above on the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB or Calculus BC exam
  • A score of 3 or above on the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics exam
  • Completion and transfer to CSU of a college course that satisfies the requirement in Quantitative Reasoning, provided such course was completed with a grade of C or better