What are Placement Exams?
The purpose of the placement exams in Mathand Chemistry is to HELP YOU be successful in your courses here at Texas Tech University.The placement exams are
used to assess your present level of general chemistry knowledge and mathematical
Tips for Taking the Placement Exams
- Take the placement exams seriously. Your Placement Exam results will determine into which classes you are eligible to
enroll. Retesting is limited, so do your best the first time.
- Study and review the subjects you are testing. Study and review may help improve your placement results, particularly for subjects
which you may not have recently practiced.
- Familiarize yourself with the type of questions that are found on the exams. Sample test questions are available on each of the Math and Chemistry exam pages.
Knowing the format of the test questions can help you relax and concentrate during
- Take the exam prior to RRO. In addition to having more time to relax and concentrate in a comfortable environment,
failure to take the exam prior to orientation may cause delays in course registration.
IDEALLY, INCOMING STUDENTS SHOULD TAKE PLACEMENT EXAMS ONLINE BEFORE COMING TO THEIR
There is no fee for taking the placement exam in Math or Chemistry.
Math Placement Exam
Chemistry Placement Exam