Writing Placement Assessment
This assessment is used to place students into ENG 100 or 100T, the Written Communication requirement at UH Hilo. Students who have not taken the SAT or ACT, please take the online Writing Placement Assessment.
The assessment is not required for students who have submitted SAT or ACT scores to Admissions, students who've earned college credit for ENG 100 or ESL 100, and/or students who scored a 4 or 5 on the AP Language and Composition or AP Literature and Composition exam.
Mathematics Placement Assessment
- You can only take this assessment once.
- Chemistry 161 requires a math placement into or higher.
- General-Undeclared students are advised to follow placement recommendations for majors they are interested in pursuing.
- The Mathematics Department does not currently accept COMPASS, ACCUPLACER, or placement exam scores from other institutions.
|Administration of Justice||BA-ADJ|
|Exploratory Health Sciences||BA-EXHS|
|Gender and Women's Studies||BA-GWS|
|Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences||BA-KES||Math|
Students who have a specific interest area may wish to take the Math Placement Assessment, regardless of selected academic major.
|Interest Area||Common Majors||Math|
Language Placement Assessments
Students who have previously studied, or have previous knowledge of, Japanese or Hawaiian language should inquire about the appropriate placement assessment if interested in by-passing first year language courses: