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The math department is moving to informed self-placement for entry level classes up through Calculus I.  This math placement website has information to help you make an informed decision about which math class you are prepared for. If you have any questions about which math class is right for you, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your academic advisor or our undergraduate math advisors


Our Math Enrollment Video Playlist (five videos total) will provide you with information to determine which math course to take.

Math Enrollment Guide

In addition to watching our Enrollment Videos, this guide can help you determine what class to take next.


Math Placement Guide

If you have ACT/SAT/Accuplacer test scores this document can suggest what math course to start with depending on your area of study.

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What class should I take?

Check our Math Placement Guide to see what courses are recommended based on your test scores.

The Accuplacer is a math placement exam that can help you determine which course to start with.  The first time you take the Accuplacer is free. Our Math Placement Guide can help you decide which math course to take based on an Accuplacer score.

There is a free study app that you can download from

  • Click on ”Information for Students”
  • Select “Practice Resources”
  • Select“Get the free Accuplacer practice app” 
    • Create a free account. We are using the “Next-Generation Practice Tests”. 

Schedule to take the Accuplacer:


Check the course equivalency for your AP or IB scores and be sure that they have been sent to Admissions.  Once the corresponding course is posted to your degree audit you will be able to register for the appropriate next math class.

  • the University of Utah.
    • Review the course expected prior knowledge and learning outcomes to see if you are prepared for the course you want to take.
  • another school in Utah.
  • another school outside of Utah.


How can I prepare to take a class I want?

The University of Utah has online lecture videos for the following math courses:

  • MATH 1010 - Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1030 - Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning
  • MATH 1050 - College Algebra
  • MATH 1060 - Trigonometry
  • MATH 1090 - Business Algebra
  • MATH 1210 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1220 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2210 - Calculus III

One week review workshops offered prior to or at the beginning of Fall and Spring semesters. The boot camp workshops are non-credit. Before registering for the boot camp you must add a non-credit class to your student record.

  • Login to CIS
  • Select "Student Homepage"
  • Select "Academic Records"
  • Select "Add Non-Credit Career"
  • Select "Student Homepage" again
  • Select "Registration"
  • Select "Add Class"
U of U Department of Mathematics
(801) 585-5435
U of U Continuing Education
(801) 585-9963

Math 15 (Precalculus Review)

This course is a geared towards students who need a quick math refresher before taking Math 1210 or 1310 (Calculus).

Cost is $195 (includes pre and post-Accuplacer testing)


Math 12 (Calculus I Review)

This course is a review of the material covered in MATH 1210, or a review of material generally covered in preparation for the Calculus AB AP test.

Cost is $105


Math 14 (Calculus II Review)

This course is a review of the material covered in MATH 1220 or a review of material generally covered in preparation for the Calculus BC AP test.

Cost is $60


Math 13 (Bridge to Engineering Calculus)

This covers the extra material covered in Math 1310 and prepares students who took Math 1210 to take Math 1320.

Cost is $105




Last Updated: 6/30/21