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 your ​cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 2.6​, then you can enroll in one of the following:

  • MATH 098/099 Pre-College Math III
  • MATH& 107 Math in Society
  • MATH& 131 ​Math for Elementary Teachers I
  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics

If 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 6-10 years?

If your ​cumulative high school GPA was ≥ 3.0​, then you can enroll in one of the following:

  • MATH 098/099 Pre-College Math III
  • MATH& 107 Math in Society
  • MATH& 131 ​Math for Elementary Teachers I
  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics

If 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

Contact the Testing Center

We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in Main (MAN) 128. No appointment is needed. If you need accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, (360) 442-2340.

 Angel Ruvalcaba/Placement & Intake Manager

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2361
  aruvalcaba@lowercolumbia.edu

 Kaitlin Sexton/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  ksexton@lowercolumbia

 Madison Beaston/Program Assistant

  Main 128 (Testing Center)
  (360) 442-2360
  mbeaston@lowercolumbia.edu

Testing Office (General Inquiries)

  (360) 442-2360
 
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