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Placement Exams

    Welcome Saint Leo Lion! 

    In order to foster an environment that promotes academic success, it is vital that students be placed in certain courses early in their academic careers. To ensure this, Saint Leo University requires that all first year, first time in college (FTIC) students complete the Math and English placement exams prior to receiving your first semester course schedule.

    To ensure correct placement, completion of Placement Exam is required.
    The Placement Exam takes approximately two hours. There are four sections:
              • English - 1, 15 minutes, to measure knowledge of grammar and punctuation. 
              • English - 2, 40 minutes, to measure critical thinking & effective communication through essay composition.
              • Math - 1, 30 minutes, to measure knowledge of basic algebra.
              • Math - 2, 35 minutes to measure knowledge of intermediate algebra. 

    To guarantee placement in the English and Math courses that best reflect your skills and abilities, Saint Leo University encourages students to take placement exams seriously. Students needing accommodations should contact the Office of Accessibility Services to submit a formal request for ADA accommodations and provide necessary documentation. Contact the Office of Accessibility Services, at (352) 588-8464 or email adaoffice@saintleo.edu

    Students who do not complete both English and Math Placement Exams by the deadline will be placed in ENG 002-Basic Composition Skills and MAT 003-Basic Algebra. All students are expected to uphold Saint Leo University's Core Value of Integrity as well as the university's Academic Honor Code. 

    There are two ways to complete placement exam: Online using ProctorU, an online proctoring service or On-campus in the Center for Academic Vision & Excellence at Saint Leo University. To get started, click an option below.

    Additional Considerations

    • International Bridge students are required to complete only the Math Placement Exam. You will receive more information from Dr. Iona Sarieva, Director of the Bridge Program. 
    • Honors Program students are exempt from the Placement Exam. 

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