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Placement Table for Initial Enrollment in Mathematics

KU encourages all entering students to complete 4 years of mathematics in high school, including Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Analytic Geometry, along the lines of the Kansas Board of Regents recommendations.

Your math ACT/SAT score: Eligible to enroll in these mathematics courses:
ACT: 28-36 or SAT: 640-800 MATH 002, MATH 101, MATH 104, MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 111, MATH 115, MATH 121 (a half year of trigonometry is needed for MATH 121) or MATH 365
ACT: 26-27 or SAT: 600-630 MATH 002, MATH 101, MATH 104, MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 111, MATH 115, or MATH 365
ACT: 22-25 or SAT: 540-590 MATH 002, MATH 101, or MATH 104
ACT: 16-21 or SAT: 420-530 MATH 002
ACT: 0-15 or SAT: 0-410 KU does not offer a mathematics course below MATH 002. Although students with these scores are not prepared, they will be permitted to enroll in MATH 002. Before enrolling in MATH 002, these students are encouraged to prepare by self-study or by completing a beginning algebra course in high school or community college.

After their initial enrollment in mathematics, students must remain continuously enrolled until they have completed MATH 101 or MATH 104.

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