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ALEKS PPL Math Placement Exam

All new freshmen coming to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are required to take the ALEKS PPL Math Placement Exam. All new transfer students who do not already have credit for Calculus I (or a higher level math course) are required to take the ALEKS PPL Math Placement Exam. When you are ready to take the test, use the link below.

Please note that the average completion time is 90 minutes, though your time may be longer or shorter, so plan accordingly. The length of the exam is approximately 30 questions. Paper and pencil will be helpful. A calculator will be provided by ALEKS PPL when needed, thus you should not use your own. ALEKS PPL is a fully automated, adaptive system that covers a broad spectrum of pre-calculus material.

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Keep your eye on the goal: to prepare yourself for your mathematics courses at the University of Illinois. Remember that placement in a course does not guarantee success.

Click here to take the ALEKS PPL Math Placement Exam