Xavier University of Louisiana uses Accuplacer Next Generation scores, along with ACT/SAT scores, to determine placement within English and mathematics courses for new students. 

To understand where you will be placed based upon SAT or ACT exams, please review the Test Score Placement Template:

ACT (ENGLISH)OLD SAT (WRITING)NEW SAT (WRITING & LANGUAGE)COURSE PLACEMENT
15 OR LESS330 OR LESS18 OR LESSENGL 990D
16 - 18340 - 43019 - 25ENGL 1000
19 OR MORE440 - 60026 - 32ENGL 1010
27 OR MORE610 OR MORE33 - 40HONORS ENGLISH


ACT MATH SCOREOLD MATH SCORENEW SAT MATH SCORECOURSE PLACEMENT
19 OR LESS440 OR LESS510 OR LESSMATH 0990D
20 - 23440 - 550520 - 560DEGREE CREDIT MATH
24 OR MORE560 OR MORE570 OR MORECONSIDERATION FOR BY-PASS MATH


ACTC OR ACTRSATCR OR SAT (CR +M)NEW SAT EBRWCOURSE PLACEMENT
18 OR LESS430 (CR) OR 890 (CR+M) OR LESS23 (Reading Test) (EBRW OR 970 or Less (EBRW+M)RDNG 0992 OR ACCRPT
19 OR MORE440 (CR) OR 900 (CR†+M) OR MORE24 (Reading Test) or 980 or More (EBRW)NO READING COURSE REQUIRED


Listed below is a breakdown of how students are placed based on their ACCUPLACER scores.  

Classic Elementary Writing to Next Generation Writing

Classic Score
Next Generation Score

English 09900-2
1-4EGL 10003-4
5-8ENGL 10105-8


Classic Elementary Algebra to Next Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics

Classic Score
Next Generation Score
0-85Math 0990259 and below
86-108Math 1010, 1015, 1020, 1030, 2010260-269
109-120Math 1030270-274


Classic Reading Comprehension to Next-Generation Concordance

Classic Score
Next Generation Score
0-71Reading 0992I247 - below
72-82Reading 992248-254
83-120 Reading Exempt255-279



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