Placement Exam

Minot State University offers the ACCUPLACER Placement Exam for students wishing to enroll in a higher level of Math or English. Math and English course placement is determined based on submitted ACT/SAT or ACCUPLACER scores.

You may wish to take the exam for the following reasons:

To determine if you should take a placement exam prior to orientation, please click on the specific exam below. 

Math Placement: ACCUPLACER Next Generation Advanced Algebra

English Placement: ACCUPLACER Next Generation Writing 

Online tools and resources are available to help you prepare for the exam: ACCUPLACER Practice Site.

Placement Exams are available virtually or in person:

Virtual Placement Exam Scheduling (available Mondays only)

Please contact:
Thomas Rakness
701-858-3830, 1-800-777-0750, ext. 3830
  • Indicate which placement exam you will be completing (Math, English, Math and English)
  • Include several dates/times you are available (exams will be scheduled in Central Standard Time)

In-Person Placement Exam Scheduling

  • Go to the Starfish login page
  • Login using your Minot State Campus Connection username and password (see below if you have not already claimed your account)
    Claim your Campus Connection account
  • Search for Orientation and click Orientation Placement Exam – In Person
  • Click Schedule Appointment
  • Click Math or English Placement Exam and click Continue
  • Choose the day/time that works best for you and click Continue
  • In the comment box, indicate which placement exam you will be completing (Math, English, Math and English) and click Confirm

     Please contact Lynda Bertsch, with questions regarding in-person exams.