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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Mathematics

Courses & Advising

Courses & Advising

Math Proficiency Survey

The Department of Mathematics administers an online Math Proficiency Survey to each incoming class. The purpose of the survey is to determine the general level of basic mathematical skills of the students enrolling in the University of Denver. In addition to providing the University with information regarding the skills of the general student population, the University will use the information to offer students, particularly those wishing to major in business, advice regarding the mathematics course in which they might best enroll.

There is no pass or fail and this is not a placement test. The results of the test will not automatically place students into any particular class. It will merely provide a basis for recommending a class.

Students who will be transferring in course or AP credits for Calculus I-equivalent or higher mathematics coursework do not need to take the survey, however, their participation is appreciated.

The Fall 2015 Math Proficiency Survey is now active, here.

If you have a question about the Fall 2015 survey, you will likely be able to find the answer by following this link: Frequently Asked Questions

Faculty Advisors: You can access your students' MPS scores through 9/2/14 via webCentral. Follow the path: MyWeb > Faculty and Advisors > Advising Toolkit > View Test Scores

Please use this document to interpret MPS results and make appropriate course recommendations.