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Test Programs

English Placement Test (EPT)

Entry Level Mathematics Test (ELM)

SAT Reasoning Test (SAT):

SAT Verbal

SAT Math

Early Assessment Program (EAP)

See the college readiness page of this website for a more complete picture of English and math readiness among CSULB freshmen from fall 2010.

Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE)

English Placement Test (EPT)

English Placement Test Performance of CSULB Freshmen 2010

 

N

Minimum

Maximum

Mean

Std. Deviation

Essay

2314

1

7

3.28

.811

Reading

2314

120

164

141.72

9.833

Composing

2296

120

165

143.51

9.628

Total Score

2322

122

165

143.66

7.445

English Placement Test Total Score Frequency Distribution

CSULB Freshmen Fall 2010

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

122

4

.1

.2

.2

123

4

.1

.2

.3

124

7

.2

.3

.6

125

7

.2

.3

.9

126

12

.3

.5

1.5

127

6

.2

.3

1.7

128

21

.5

.9

2.6

129

21

.5

.9

3.5

130

30

.8

1.3

4.8

131

31

.8

1.3

6.2

132

47

1.2

2.0

8.2

133

45

1.1

1.9

10.1

134

57

1.4

2.5

12.6

135

72

1.8

3.1

15.7

136

57

1.4

2.5

18.1

137

83

2.1

3.6

21.7

138

77

1.9

3.3

25.0

139

86

2.2

3.7

28.7

140

78

2.0

3.4

32.1

141

111

2.8

4.8

36.9

142

112

2.8

4.8

41.7

143

109

2.7

4.7

46.4

144

123

3.1

5.3

51.7

145

106

2.7

4.6

56.2

146

128

3.2

5.5

61.8

147

95

2.4

4.1

65.8

148

118

3.0

5.1

70.9

149

111

2.8

4.8

75.7

150

120

3.0

5.2

80.9

151

101

2.5

4.3

85.2

152

80

2.0

3.4

88.7

153

82

2.1

3.5

92.2

154

54

1.4

2.3

94.5

155

49

1.2

2.1

96.6

156

19

.5

.8

97.5

157

23

.6

1.0

98.4

158

16

.4

.7

99.1

159

9

.2

.4

99.5

160

4

.1

.2

99.7

161

2

.1

.1

99.8

162

1

.0

.0

99.8

163

1

.0

.0

99.9

164

1

.0

.0

99.9

165

2

.1

.1

100.0

Total

2322

58.2

100.0

 

Missing

System

1666

41.8

 

 

Total

3988

100.0

 

 

Entry Level Mathematics Test (ELM)

Entry Level Mathematics Test Performance of CSULB Freshmen 2010

 

N

Minimum

Maximum

Mean

Std. Deviation

Total Score

2008

6

80

45.97

12.978

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Entry Level Mathematics Test Total Score Frequency Distribution

CSULB Freshmen Fall 2010

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

6

1

.0

.0

.0

12

3

.1

.1

.2

14

2

.1

.1

.3

16

8

.2

.4

.7

18

13

.3

.6

1.3

20

18

.5

.9

2.2

22

24

.6

1.2

3.4

24

26

.7

1.3

4.7

26

44

1.1

2.2

6.9

28

51

1.3

2.5

9.5

30

75

1.9

3.7

13.2

32

73

1.8

3.6

16.8

34

81

2.0

4.0

20.9

36

77

1.9

3.8

24.7

38

141

3.5

7.0

31.7

40

94

2.4

4.7

36.4

42

127

3.2

6.3

42.7

44

102

2.6

5.1

47.8

46

103

2.6

5.1

52.9

48

142

3.6

7.1

60.0

50

87

2.2

4.3

64.3

52

92

2.3

4.6

68.9

54

120

3.0

6.0

74.9

56

86

2.2

4.3

79.2

58

114

2.9

5.7

84.9

60

65

1.6

3.2

88.1

62

50

1.3

2.5

90.6

64

41

1.0

2.0

92.6

66

40

1.0

2.0

94.6

68

22

.6

1.1

95.7

70

20

.5

1.0

96.7

72

15

.4

.7

97.5

74

18

.5

.9

98.4

76

11

.3

.5

98.9

78

11

.3

.5

99.5

80

11

.3

.5

100.0

Total

2008

50.4

100.0

 

Missing

System

1980

49.6

 

 

Total

3988

100.0

 

 

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SAT Verbal

SAT Verbal Performance of CSULB Freshmen

 Cohort

N

Minimum

Maximum

Mean

Std. Deviation

2010
3793
200
800
504.8
85.4

2009

3391

240

780

502.9

82.9

2008
4458
200
800
499.8
82.7
2007
4089
200
800
494.6
84.8
2006
4328
200
800
497.4
83.9
2005
4270
200
800
502.3
83.5

SAT Verbal Frequency Distribution

CSULB Freshmen 2010

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

200

1

.0

.0

.0

230

1

.0

.0

.1

250

4

.1

.1

.2

260

3

.1

.1

.2

270

5

.1

.1

.4

280

5

.1

.1

.5

290

2

.1

.1

.6

300

4

.1

.1

.7

310

9

.2

.2

.9

320

14

.4

.4

1.3

330

21

.5

.6

1.8

340

27

.7

.7

2.5

350

27

.7

.7

3.2

360

27

.7

.7

4.0

370

50

1.3

1.3

5.3

380

76

1.9

2.0

7.3

390

77

1.9

2.0

9.3

400

107

2.7

2.8

12.1

410

100

2.5

2.6

14.8

420

126

3.2

3.3

18.1

430

134

3.4

3.5

21.6

440

153

3.8

4.0

25.7

450

129

3.2

3.4

29.1

460

193

4.8

5.1

34.1

470

141

3.5

3.7

37.9

480

162

4.1

4.3

42.1

490

179

4.5

4.7

46.8

500

164

4.1

4.3

51.2

510

168

4.2

4.4

55.6

520

153

3.8

4.0

59.6

530

164

4.1

4.3

64.0

540

162

4.1

4.3

68.2

550

120

3.0

3.2

71.4

560

158

4.0

4.2

75.6

570

130

3.3

3.4

79.0

580

128

3.2

3.4

82.4

590

90

2.3

2.4

84.7

600

101

2.5

2.7

87.4

610

93

2.3

2.5

89.8

620

61

1.5

1.6

91.5

630

72

1.8

1.9

93.4

640

52

1.3

1.4

94.7

650

51

1.3

1.3

96.1

660

27

.7

.7

96.8

670

25

.6

.7

97.4

679

1

.0

.0

97.5

680

28

.7

.7

98.2

690

22

.6

.6

98.8

700

7

.2

.2

99.0

710

8

.2

.2

99.2

720

7

.2

.2

99.4

730

7

.2

.2

99.6

740

9

.2

.2

99.8

750

2

.1

.1

99.8

760

1

.0

.0

99.9

780

2

.1

.1

99.9

800

3

.1

.1

100.0

Total

3793

95.1

100.0

 

Missing

System

195

4.9

 

 

Total

3988

100.0

 

 

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SAT Math

SAT Math Performance of CSULB Freshmen 2008

 Cohort

N

Minimum

Maximum

Mean

Std. Deviation

2010
3793
200
800
525.8
90.5

2009

3391

240

780

502.9

82.9

2008
4459
230
800
520.3
88.3
2007
4089
200
800
515.3
89.2
2006
4329
200
800
516.4
87.4
2005
4270
200
800
521.2
84.8

SAT Math Frequency Distribution

CSULB Freshmen 2010

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

200

1

.0

.0

.0

220

2

.1

.1

.1

260

3

.1

.1

.2

270

2

.1

.1

.2

280

3

.1

.1

.3

290

3

.1

.1

.4

300

4

.1

.1

.5

310

10

.3

.3

.7

320

17

.4

.4

1.2

330

9

.2

.2

1.4

340

12

.3

.3

1.7

350

24

.6

.6

2.4

360

44

1.1

1.2

3.5

370

36

.9

.9

4.5

380

48

1.2

1.3

5.7

390

42

1.1

1.1

6.9

400

58

1.5

1.5

8.4

410

87

2.2

2.3

10.7

420

123

3.1

3.2

13.9

430

107

2.7

2.8

16.7

440

96

2.4

2.5

19.3

450

139

3.5

3.7

22.9

460

161

4.0

4.2

27.2

470

113

2.8

3.0

30.2

480

107

2.7

2.8

33.0

490

194

4.9

5.1

38.1

500

164

4.1

4.3

42.4

510

144

3.6

3.8

46.2

520

133

3.3

3.5

49.7

530

175

4.4

4.6

54.3

540

156

3.9

4.1

58.4

550

131

3.3

3.5

61.9

560

131

3.3

3.5

65.4

570

152

3.8

4.0

69.4

580

158

4.0

4.2

73.5

590

128

3.2

3.4

76.9

600

95

2.4

2.5

79.4

610

148

3.7

3.9

83.3

620

87

2.2

2.3

85.6

630

92

2.3

2.4

88.0

640

82

2.1

2.2

90.2

650

66

1.7

1.7

91.9

660

77

1.9

2.0

94.0

670

44

1.1

1.2

95.1

680

43

1.1

1.1

96.3

690

45

1.1

1.2

97.4

700

25

.6

.7

98.1

710

13

.3

.3

98.4

720

7

.2

.2

98.6

730

12

.3

.3

98.9

740

11

.3

.3

99.2

750

9

.2

.2

99.5

760

6

.2

.2

99.6

770

8

.2

.2

99.8

780

2

.1

.1

99.9

790

1

.0

.0

99.9

800

3

.1

.1

100.0

Total

3793

95.1

100.0

 

Missing

System

195

4.9

 

 

Total

3988

100.0

 

 

SAT Math Frequency Distribution

CSULB Freshmen Fall 2009

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

230

1

.0

.0

.0

250

2

.1

.1

.1

260

1

.0

.0

.1

280

1

.0

.0

.1

300

13

.4

.4

.5

310

15

.4

.4

1.0

320

19

.6

.6

1.5

330

19

.6

.6

2.1

340

8

.2

.2

2.3

350

20

.6

.6

2.9

360

37

1.1

1.1

4.0

370

56

1.7

1.7

5.7

380

52

1.5

1.5

7.2

390

59

1.7

1.7

8.9

400

59

1.7

1.7

10.7

410

59

1.7

1.7

12.4

420

109

3.2

3.2

15.6

430

128

3.8

3.8

19.4

440

76

2.2

2.2

21.6

450

97

2.9

2.9

24.5

460

118

3.5

3.5

28.0

470

108

3.2

3.2

31.2

480

125

3.7

3.7

34.9

490

156

4.6

4.6

39.5

500

124

3.7

3.7

43.1

510

150

4.4

4.4

47.5

515

1

.0

.0

47.6

520

146

4.3

4.3

51.9

530

113

3.3

3.3

55.2

540

111

3.3

3.3

58.5

550

111

3.3

3.3

61.8

560

136

4.0

4.0

65.8

570

145

4.3

4.3

70.0

580

93

2.7

2.7

72.8

590

101

3.0

3.0

75.8

600

118

3.5

3.5

79.2

610

104

3.1

3.1

82.3

620

82

2.4

2.4

84.7

630

85

2.5

2.5

87.2

640

79

2.3

2.3

89.6

650

76

2.2

2.2

91.8

660

76

2.2

2.2

94.0

670

63

1.9

1.9

95.9

680

29

.9

.9

96.8

690

34

1.0

1.0

97.8

700

11

.3

.3

98.1

710

20

.6

.6

98.7

720

12

.4

.4

99.0

730

11

.3

.3

99.4

740

3

.1

.1

99.4

750

7

.2

.2

99.6

760

2

.1

.1

99.7

770

2

.1

.1

99.8

780

4

.1

.1

99.9

800

4

.1

.1

100.0

Total

3391

100.0

100.0

 

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Early Assessment Program (EAP)

Fall Semester Total Number of CSULB Freshmen % College Ready in English by EAP only * % College Ready in Math by EAP only *
2010
3988
25.1
9.2
2009
3551
15.4
5.0
2008
4606
22.4
6.8
2007
4217
13.4
7.8
2006
4466
16.4
5.2
2005
4383
14.8
7.1

*Students obtained college readiness status by participating in the EAP; percentages refer to students who did not achieve this by any other means, such as by scores on the SAT or EPT/ELM. Please note, however, that students who achieved college readiness by participating in the EAP program were not required to take the EPT and/or ELM. Visit the EAP website for more details concerning this program.

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Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE)

The latest WPE results can be viewed on the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) pages of this website.