UC Blue Ash College

Reading Placement Test

Reading Placement Test Overview

The Reading Placement Test is required for College Program for Academic Success (CPAS) Students only. A CPAS student can be exempt from the Reading Placement Test if qualifying ACT/SAT scores are provided to the institution.

Minimum Test Scores

ACT Reading Score

SAT Reading Score

Reading Placement Test Needed?

22 or higher

440 or higher

No, you do not need to complete the Reading Placement Test. You are exempt from the READ 0099- College Reading course.

21 or lower

420 or lower

No, your scores automatically qualify you for the READ 0099 - College Reading course.

No ACT/SAT Reading Score?

Yes. Take the Reading Placement Test at the UCBA Campus.

About the Reading Placement Test

The Reading Placement Test is a 63 question, multiple choice, reading comprehension test that must be taken at the UC Blue Ash campus in a proctored environment.

Reading Placement Test Scoring

Students who receive a score of 75 and below on the Reading Placement Test will be required to take the course READ 0098 - College Reading. Your Reading Placement Test score is not automatically sent to you. If you would like to know your score prior to Orientation, please email placementtesting@ucblueash.edu with your full legal name and UCID.

Reading Placement Test

All students are given the option to retake the test one time. Retakes must be taken on campus and will be proctored by UC staff. You are required to wait three weeks between testing dates.

If you are beginning classes with UC Blue Ash in Fall 2020, please register to retake your test on campus. When you log in, scroll down to the Retake Section and check the box next to Reading Placement Test Retake.

If you enrolled in classes with UC Blue Ash prior to Fall 2020, please email placementtesting@ucblueash.edu to schedule your Reading Placement Test retake.

Contact Information

Admissions Office
Muntz Hall | Room 151
Phone: 513-745-5783