To receive a degree from Salem State University, a student must demonstrate competency in basic college mathematics.
The registrar’s office is responsible for certifying that this requirement has been satisfied by all students before graduation. The basic college mathematics requirement can be satisfied by doing any of the following:
Achieving a score of 530 or above on the current SAT mathematics examination or 500 or above on the pre-2016 SAT Mathematics examination.
Achieving a high school GPA of 2.7 or above within the past three years upon matriculation to Salem State University.
Achieving a score of 262 or higher on the Next Generation Accuplacer QAS test or a score of 72 on the Accuplacer College-Level Mathematics test.
Achieving a score in the 50th percentile or above on the CLEP College Algebra-Trigonometry exam.
Successfully completing MAT090 (No Degree Credit) or any higher number mathematics course.