UC Blue Ash College

Reading Placement Test

Reading Placement Test Overview

The Reading Placement Test is required for students who have a high school GPA below a 2.2 or have earned an high school equivalency diploma only. A 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 online. Please contact ucbaplacement@uc.edu to request the link and your unique username and password for this online test.  

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 0099 - 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 ucbaplacement@uc.edu with your full legal name and UCID.

Reading Placement Test

All students are given the option to retake the test one time. You are required to wait three weeks between testing dates.

Contact Information

Placement Testing
Muntz Hall
Phone: 513-558-9425