Ohio Uses SAT and ACT for Math Placement

But students who bombed the tests can still take the school's version online.


Just as some schools are trying to de-emphasize the importance of standardized test scores, Ohio University is phasing out its math placement exams and instead using ACT and SAT scores to determine students' level of math ability, the Post reports.

Students with a 16 or below on the math portion of their ACT or a 380 or below on the SAT will be assigned to remedial math courses; those with at least a 30 on the ACT or a 680 on the SAT may skip the regular freshman math classes and take more advanced courses.

Students who bombed the ACT or SAT need not feel "trapped," though; they'll still have the option of taking the school's placement exams online