GPA for Placement at Lower Columbia College
If you graduated in the last 10 years and you completed Algebra 2 or higher with a C or better, then you may be able to place into college level math using your cumulative high school GPA! See below for more details.
Did you graduate high school in the last 5 years?
If you did not complete or pass Algebra 2 or higher with a C or better and had a GPA below 2.0, then you can enroll into one of the following:

Math 78 PreCollege Math I
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 2.0, then you can enroll into one of the following:
 MATH 88 PreCollege Math II
 MATH 87 Essentials of PreCollege Math
 BUS 104 Business Math
 MATH 105 Math for Health Sciences
 MATH 106 Industrial Math
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 2.6, then you can enroll in one of the following:
 MATH 098 PreCollege Math III
 MATH& 107 Math in Society
 MATH& 131 Math for Elementary Teachers I
 MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 3.0, then you can enroll in one of the following:
 MATH 125 Applied College Algebra
 MATH& 141 Precalculus
Note: For the Summer/Fall 2020 quarters, GPA requirements were adjusted for COVID graduates to 2.8 and 3.2
Did you graduate high school in the last 610 years?
If you did not complete or pass Algebra 2 or higher with a C or better and had a GPA below 2.6, then you can enroll into one of the following:
 Math 78 PreCollege Math I
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 2.0, then you can enroll into one of the following:
 MATH 88 PreCollege Math II
 MATH 87 Essentials of PreCollege Math
 BUS 104 Business Math
 MATH 105 Math for Health Sciences
 MATH 106 Industrial Math
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 3.0, then you can enroll in one of the following:
 MATH 098 PreCollege Math III
 MATH& 107 Math in Society
 MATH& 131 Math for Elementary Teachers I
 MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics
If you completed Algebra 2 with a C or higher, and your cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 3.5, then you can enroll in one of the following:
 MATH 125 Applied College Algebra
 MATH& 141 Precalculus