TOP Placement Exams
Students starting at WKU in Fall 2020 are NOT required to take the Math Placement Exams.
Foreign Language Exams
WKU requires that incoming students demonstrate at lease novice high proficiency in
a foreign language
Accuplacer & Other Exams
May be required for students who do not have recent ACT or SAT scores to determine
placement in courses
A standardized test score is required to place incoming students into the appropriate English and Reading courses. Accuplacer NextGen is an option for students without a standardized test score on file or would like to test out of a supplemental reading course or have expired exam scores. Should a student need to take a placement exam, they will be notified from the Office of Admissions and/or the College Readiness Staff in the Advising & Career Development Center. To review a list of all placement exams accepted at WKU, please visit the College Readiness Website. To learn more about Accuplacer and to schedule your exam, please click here.