Early Assessment Program
CSU Proficiency Standards (ELM and EPT)

CSU Proficiency Standards in English

Focus on English (.pdf, 513K) - "Focus on English" provides information about the entry level English requirement of the CSU. The instrument used to assess the readiness of students admitted as CSU first-time freshmen is the English Placement Test (EPT). This PDF document includes answers to a number of frequently asked questions, samples of questions appearing on the EPT and examples of essays and how they are scored.

CSU Proficiency Standards in Mathematics

Focus on Mathematics (.pdf, 1.2MB) - “Focus on Mathematics" provides information about the entry level mathematics requirement of the CSU. The instrument used to assess the readiness of students admitted as CSU first-time freshmen is the Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) test. This PDF document includes answers to a number of frequently asked questions and samples of questions appearing on the test.

Mathematical Diagnostic Test

The Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project helps students and teachers by providing tutorials and progress assessments online.

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