The CSU English Placement Test (EPT) is designed to assess
the level of reading and writing skills of entering
undergraduate students so that they can be placed in
appropriate baccalaureate-level courses. The CSU EPT must be
competed by all entering undergraduates, with the exception
of those who present proof of one of the following:
score of Exempt on the augmented English CST, i.e. the CSU
Early Assessment Program (EAP),
taken in grade 11.
score of 550 or above on the verbal section of the College
Board SAT I Reasoning Test taken April 1995 or later.
score of 24 or above on the enhanced ACT English Test taken
October 1989 or later.
score of 680 or above on the re-centered and adjusted
College Board SAT II: Writing Test taken May 1998 or later.
score of 3, 4, or 5 on either the Language and Composition
or the Composition and Literature examination of the College
Board Scholastic Advanced Placement program.
Completion and transfer of a course that satisfies the
General Education-Breadth or Intersegmental General
Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) written communication
requirement, provided such course was completed with a grade
of C or better.