City College no longer offers English and Math placement tests. Instead, you may use our online assessment form to receive your English and Math Course Placement.

Online Assessment Form

  • You may receive transfer-level English and Math course placements based on your high school/college transcripts or test score data (AP, SAT, ACT, etc.).
  • Submit your high school/college transcripts or other supporting documentation along with the Online Assessment Form

Your placement results can be viewed on your myCCSF student portal and will be sent to your CCSF email account. After you receive your placements, please meet with a counselor to develop your educational plan.

Placement Criteria for College/Test score Data

You may demonstrate your eligibility for English 1A or 1B by submitting proof (e.g., transcripts, official test result reports) of one of the following:

Criteria Eligibility
Completion (with "C" or higher) of English 1A - College Level Reading and Composition course or the equivalent. English 1B, 1C, and CMST 2
Completion of a UC course satisfying the U.C. Entry Level Writing Requirement English 1A
ACT English Test with a score of 22 or higher English 1A

Any of the following SAT scores:

  • SAT Verbal (before 4/95): 510
  • SAT Verbal (after 4/95): 590
  • SAT II Writing Subject Test: 660
  • SAT Reasoning Test, Writing Section: 680
  • SAT Reasoning Test, Critical Reading Section: 500
  • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 550
English 1A
EAP (Early Assessment Program) California Standards Test with status "Ready for CSU or participating CCC College-level English Courses"

English 1A

Advanced Placement Test Exam in English Language and Composition with score of 3 or higher English 1B, 1C, and CMST 2  
Advanced Placement Test Exam in English Literature and Composition with score of 3 of 4 English 1B, 1C, and CMST 2
Advanced Placement Test Exam in English Literature and Composition with score of 5 Equivalency:  English 1A + 1B completion
University of California Analytical Writing Placement Exam score of 8 or higher English 1A
International Baccalaureate Exam scores: English A1 or A2 (High-Level) Exam score of 4 or higher English 1A 

You may demonstrate your eligibility for CCSF Math courses by submitting proof of one of the following:

Criteria Eligibility
Completion (with "C-" or higher) of a college math course. Based on course review
ACT Math Test with a score of 23 or higher Math 70-95

Any of the following SAT scores:

  • SAT I Math Test: 550
  • SAT II Math Subject Test: 550
  • SAT Reasoning Test, Math Section: 550
Math 70-95
EAP (Early Assessment Program) California Standards Test with status "Ready for CSU college-level mathematics course"

Math 70-95

GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Quantitative Section score of 146 or higher Math 70-95
Advanced Placement Test Exam in Computer Science or Statistics with a score of 3 or higher Math 70-95
Advanced Placement Test Exam in Calculus AB with a score of 3 or higher Math 110B and Math 115
Advanced Placement Test Exam in Calculus BC with a score of 3 or 4 Math 110B
Advanced Placement Test Exam in Calculus BC with a score of 5 Math 110C