Minimum Passing TSI Standards

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Richland College will use the following minimum passing standards to determine a student's readiness to enroll in freshman-level academic coursework.

*Note: These current placement scores are subject to change in Fall 2017 (on first class day).


State TSI Reading Standard

State TSI Writing standard

State TSI Math standard

TSI Assessment *351 or above A placement score of at least 350, and an essay score of at least 5. Other demonstrations of writing college readiness include a placement score of at least 363, and an essay score of 4; or a placement score of less than 350, and an ABE Diagnostic level of at least a 4, and an essay score of at least 5 *350 or above