Department of Mathematics
Ross Hall, Room 202
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3036
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 3077664221
Fax: 3077666838
Email: gauss@uwyo.edu
Requirements for ALL Freshman and Transfer Students:
All incoming freshmen and transfer students will be required to take the MPE. Students coming to the University of Wyoming may be exempted from this requirement if one of the following applies:
Please use the Quick Reference chart to determine the necessary score for most math courses.
OTHER DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS USE THIS ASSESSMENT SCORE TOO!
Even if you don't plan to take a math course here at UW you may need this score to be eligible to declare certain majors/minors or register for other department courses. Some of the departments that use this score to determine program eligibility or course prerequisite are Education, Nursing, Business, Chemistry, Biology and Statistics.
You should study, refresh your math skills before taking this assessment.
Study Guides and other resources to help you prepare for the the placement exam:
FIRST STEP: CLICK THE BUTTON TO PAY FOR YOUR ASSESSMENT TEST, AND SETUP YOUR UW ALEKS ASSESSMENT ACCOUNT!
When setting up your new UW ALEKS account please select:
√ I have never used ALEKS
√ Purchase access online
About your school information: University of WyomingLaramie
TESTING INSTRUCTIONS:
The following rules apply to the Math Placement Exam:
About the exam:
After the assessment is complete:
However, if you are not happy with your score you may use the guided learning opportunity included with your assessment pack purchase to retake the assessment up to 4 additional times.
The table below will assist you in selecting the right guided learning for your goal:
Choose… 
… to get into 
Prep for Beginning Algebra 
Math 0921 
Prep for Intermediate Algebra 
Math 0925, 1000, 1100, 1123 
Prep for College Algebra 
Math 1400, 1450 
Prep for PreCalculus 
Math 1405, 2350; Stat 2050, 2070 
Prep for Calculus 
Math 2200 
Course Number 
Course Title 
ALEKS SCORE 
MPE Level 
Math 0900 
PreAlgebra 
015 
0 
Math 0921 
Algebra 1 
1629 
1 
Math 0925 
Algebra 2 
3045 
2 
Math 1000 
Problem Solving 
3045 
2 
Math 1100 
Number and Operations for Elementary School Teachers 
3045 
2 
Math 1123 
Math, Music and Acoustics 
3045 
2 
Math 1400 
College Algebra 
4660 
3 
Math 1405 
Trigonometry 
6175 
4 
Math 1450 
Algebra and Trigonometry 
4660 
3 
Math 2200 
Calculus I 
76100 
5 
Math 2350 
Business Calculus 
6175 
4 
Stat 2000/2050/2070 

6175 
4 
For further information regarding the Math Placement Exam, prerequisites or to schedule an appointment to take the Math Placement Exam contact:
Leslie Roan, Undergraduate Coordinator, Ross Hall Rm. 202. lroan@uwyo.edu 3077664221.