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Multiple Measures

Standardized testing, such as the Accuplacer, is not the sole means to determine college readiness.  Aims uses multiple measures to determine college-readiness and preparedness for specific college coursework.  This includes various assessment scores as well as grades shown on high school and college transcripts.

Submit ACT, SAT, GED, HiSet, TASC, Accuplacer and high school transcripts to records@aims.edu

College transcripts must be official and submitted to transfer@aims.edu.

  • Reading - 17
  • English - 18
  • Math - 19

ACT scores are valid for three years.

Submit to records@aims.edu.

  • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing - 470
  • Math - 500

SAT scores are valid for three years.

Submit to records@aims.edu.

Before taking the Accuplacer, please speak with an advisor to determine if it is necessary.   

Next-Generation 

  • Writing - 246
  • Advanced Algebra & Functions - 245

Classic

  • Reading Comprehension - 80
  • Sentence Skills - 95
  • Math - 85

Accuplacer scores are valid for three years.

Submit to records@aims.edu. 

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts - 165
  • Mathematical Reasoning - 165

Scores must be from after 2014.

Submit to records@aims.edu.

  • Language Arts Reading - 15
  • Language Arts Writing - 15
  • Math - 15

HiSET scores are valid for 10 years.

Submit to records@aims.edu.

  • Language Arts Reading - 580
  • Language Arts Writing - 560 plus 6 on the Writing Essay
  • Math - 560

TASC scores are valid for 10 years.

Submit to records@aims.edu.

  • Overall GPA and high school English or math courses completed with a C or higher.

High school transcripts are valid for 10 years after graduation date.  

Submit to records@aims.edu.

  • A college-level GT Pathways-approved English or Math course, completed with a C or higher
  • Earned an A.A. or A.S. degree from a regionally accredited college subject to evaluation of college staff

College transcripts must be official and submitted to transfer@aims.edu and are subject to evaluation by college staff.