Placement testing, ACT, ATS, Freshman Placement Tests for Non-Native Speakers of English, Regional Placement Testing-Paper Based, English Placement Test (Non-Native Speaker) you must login or create an account.
UWM Students - Login in using your ePanther ID and password.
Non-UWM Students - You must first create an account to log in and schedule a test. If you already have an account, use your email address and password you created to log in to the test registration application.
The ACT is a college entrance exam used to determine admission to the university. The ACT test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The scores may only be used at UW-Milwaukee. The length of the test is 3 3/4 hours. There is a $50.00 fee, which must be paid at the time of testing.
This series of tests is required to help determine the admissions status of applicants who do not meet UWM's standard admission criteria. This series of tests includes the Nelson Denny Reading Comprehension (35 minutes), English Placement (90minutes) and Math Placement (90 minutes). All three tests are administered in one testing session and are required to complete your application.
You must have an approved Accommodations Request on file in order to register for this test.
These tests help determine which classes you are able to take in a given subject. You may register for up to two placement tests per testing session.
The time allotted for your accommodated placement test will vary depending on your specific accommodation. The normal time lengths for each test are: math (90 minutes), English (90 minutes), foreign language (60 minutes), and chemistry (55 minutes).
If you grew up speaking a language other than English, you should take this test. As a non-native writer of English, you can complete your English writing requirement by taking English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses instead of courses designed for native speakers of English. The EAP writing courses may help you do better in all of your university courses. Please allow about 90 minutes for this exam.
Placement testing for all international students. Students are required to take math placement testing and should choose either the English placement test for native speakers or the English placement test for non-native speakers of English (EPT-NNSE). Only native English speakers should choose the English placement test for native speakers. Each test is about 90 minutes long.
These tests help determine which classes you are able to take in the given subject. Transfer students and re-entry students may be required to take placement tests depending on previous course work and intended major. All incoming New Freshmen are required to register for New Freshman Placement.
Only one placement test may be taken per testing session. Placement testing is offered in: math (90 minutes), English (90minutes), foreign language (60 minutes), chemistry (55 minutes).