Waiver of Math Placement Test

MATH:  Students may be excused from taking the Math (Arithmetic) Placement Test and demonstrate their eligibility for at least Math 860 (Intermediate Algebra) by attaching proof (e.g., transcripts, official test result reports) of one of the following:

  1. Any of the following SAT scores:
    SAT I Math: 600,
    Eligibility: Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95
    SAT II Math: 550,
    Eligibility: Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95
    SAT Reasoning Test, Math Secion 600,
    Eligibility: Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95.

  2. ACT Math Score of Level I or II or 28, Eligibility: Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95.

  3. Advanced Placement Exam in Calculus AB or BC, Computer Science AB, or Statistics score of 3 or higher. Eligibility: Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95.

  4. Completion (with a "C" or higher) of a college level math course equivalent to Math 840 (Elementary Algebra) or higher. Eligibility: Math 860 or 92, Math 70, 75, 80, 90 or 95.

CAUTIONThe equivalent course (or score) above may meet the Math Requirement for graduation from CCSF but may not be transferable to a university It is the studentís responsibility to check the policy and requirements of the transfer college/university.


You must file a Placement Testing Waiver Form (you can download the Acrobat Reader to open this PDF file) and  attach proof (e.g., transcripts, official test result reports).  Mail it to:

City College of San Francisco
Matriculation Office, 
50 Phelan Avenue,
Conan Hall E204
San Francisco, CA 94112

Please keep a copy for your records if you submit a Waiver Form.

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