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Transfer Student Placement Requirements

Prior to enrollment at Chadron State College, transfer students are required to meet our Math and English placement requirements. Students have three options for meeting placement requirements:

Option 1: ACT/SAT Scores


English 111: Introduction to College Writing
ACT English/Reading less than 19
SAT Verbal/Reading less than 450

English 135: College Composition
ACT English/Reading 19 and above
SAT Verbal/Reading 450 and above


Math 015: Pre-Algebra
ACT Math less than 16
SAT Math less than 390

Math 100: Pre-College Algebra
ACT Math 16-18
SAT Math 390-450

College-Level Mathematics
ACT 19 and above
SAT above 450

Option 2: College Transcripts

Associate's Degree: Students transferring to Chadron State College with an Associate's degree meet the Math and English placement requirements.*

ENG C- or Above: Official transcripts showing successful completion of 3 ENG credit hours meet placement requirements.*

MATH C- or Above: Official transcripts showing successful completion of 3 MATH credit hours meet placement requirements.*

* Appropriate placement will be made following evaluation of transcript(s).

Option 3: Placement Testing

If students are unable to provide any of the above options, they will need to make arrangements to complete placement testing. For placement testing please contact the Director of Transitional Studies at

Click here for more information about placement testing.

Transfer Students without an AA/AS degree must satisfy the above requirements, or equivalent preparation based upon review of your transcripts by the Director of Transitional Studies.