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Approved Exams & Scores for TSI Compliance
Students that have not met standards in math, reading, or writing, should take one of the approved exams (listed below) at any official college/university testing center as soon as possible or they will not be eligible for enrollment in college-level coursework. Please note that the THEA is only offered at public Texas institutions. All other exams are nationally recognized and should be available in most states.
(Grammar + Writing Sample*)
|THEA||230||230||220 + 5|
|ASSET||38||41||40 + 5|
|COMPASS||39||81||59 + 5|
|ACCUPLACER||63||78||80 + 5|
*If Writing Sample score is 6 or higher, then pass Writing portion even if Grammar score is 0.
Once you have taken an exam, please fax test scores to (409)741-4344 or email to ACEN@tamug.edu and confirm that your status has been updated in the system.
Texas A&M University at Galveston offers the ACCUPLACER Exam as an alternative to the THEA test.