ONLINE MATH PLACEMENT TEST (MPT) 

Who do I contact if I have a Question? Math Placement Test Coordinator EMail: mpt@uccs.edu 
*NOTE: it takes up to 2 business days for your

How long will the MPT take?
It should take about 20 minutes to buy your code and get registered on the site. Each test has a time limit of 3045 minutes. Depending on your major and how well you score on each test, you may have to take more than one test.
How much does the MPT cost?
The cost is $12.00 USD, please note you must have a credit card (VISA, MC, AMEX, DISCOVER) or paypal acount available to purchase the online access code.
Are there practice tests or review materials?
Yes, there are review materials available if you want to look at them before taking your test. Please Click Here for MPT REVIEW MATERIALS.
Which Majors require the Math Placement Test?
Many majors at UCCS require a math course that will require you to take the Math placement test. For a list of those majors and which math courses they require, CLICK HERE. If you don’t plan to major in one of these areas and you don’t plan to take a Math course numbered MATH 099 or above you do not need to take the Math Placement Test.
What if I’ve already taken a Math course at a different College?
If you are transferring Math course credits from another College (or if you took a course at UCCS) you do not have to take the placement test if the course was taken within the past 2 calendar years. If the course was taken over 2 years ago, you must take the Math Placement Test before registering for a Math course. If the course was taken at a different College please request a transcript from that institution and take it to the Student Success Center so that the transfer credits can be added to your CU record.
What if I need a Disability Accommodation for the Test?
Please contact Disability Services and University Testing Office.
Phone: (719) 2553354
EMail: dservice@uccs.edu
What score do I have to get to place into my math course?
To qualify to take one of the following math courses, you must either pass the prerequisite course or score a passing score on the math placement test(s).
COURSE # 
MATH PLACEMENT SCORE 
PREREQUISITE COURSE & TITLE 

Score of 80% or higher on the 
MATH 090


Score of 50% or higher on the 


Score of 70% or higher on the 
MATH 1040 

(1) Score of 87% or higher on the (2) Score of 50% or higher on the Calculus for Business & Economics Placement Test 
MATH 1040 

(1) Score of 87% or higher on the (2) Score of 50% or higher on the Calculus Placement Test 
MATH 1050 

(1) Score of 87% or higher on the (2) Score of 50% or higher on the Calculus Placement Test 
MATH 1050 

(1) Score of 87% or higher on the (2) Score of 50% or higher on the Calculus Placement Test 
MATH 1050 