What is the cost of the U of I Math Placement Exam through ALEKS?
The initial placement exam for incoming students is offered free of charge. Be sure you are ready to take your placement exam prior to logging on as initiating the system, whether you complete the exam or not, counts as your one free placement exam.
The U of I Math Placement Exam through ALEKS can be purchased in two ways:
- a single placement exam for $3.50
- You might choose this option if you are a returning students or if your initial math placement exam score was close to the required minimum score.
- an "Assessment + Learning" module for $35.00
- The Learning Module is not a single assessment. It provides a learning environment for self-remediation to work towards obtaining the required minimum ALEKS score. You might choose this option if you feel that your pre-calculus skills are weak and you would like to review that knowledge in an effective on-line learning environment, or you have taken the initial placement exam and did not reach the minimum ALEKS score for your course and want a learning module to assist in reaching the required minimum score.