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.

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


Placement Exams are available virtually or in person:

Placement Exam Scheduling 

  • 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)

You are encouraged to take the ACCUPLACER exam prior to your first advising appointment. There is no charge for the first exam and one re-take.