*Please refer to the AP table for additional information about advanced placement and advanced standing*

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE PLACEMENT TEST (June 15 – July 29):

Exam link: http://placement.cs.princeton.edu/

Exam length: untimed

Who should take it?: Students with exceptional preparation in Computer Science and who wish to place out of COS 126 and begin their studies in COS 217 or 226. Note that this placement does not in itself satisfy the BSE computing requirement, which must be fulfilled by one of these three courses.

 

CHEMISTRY PLACEMENT TESTS

Exam link: https://princeton.instructure.com/enroll/83L7NC

Exam date: There are two opportunities to take the test: July 28 (12am-11:59pm ET) and August 16 (12am-11:59pm ET)

Exam length: 2 hours

Who should take it?: Students seeking placement confirmation and credit for any AP/IB/A-level in Chemistry administered in spring 2020 and after or students who seek to demonstrate prior chemistry competency and

wish to place into Chemistry 215 or 301

or

wish to satisfy the BSE general chemistry requirement (Chemistry 201 or 207)

or

wish to partially satisfy premed prerequisites

 

PHYSICS PLACEMENT TESTS

Exam link:  https://princeton.instructure.com/enroll/7YD46Y

Exam date: There are two opportunities to take a physics placement test: July 29 (12am-11:59pm) and August 15 (12am-11:59pm)

Exam length: 3 hours

Who should take it?: Students seeking placement confirmation and credit for any AP/IB/A-level exam in physics administered in spring 2020 and after or students who seek to demonstrate prior physics competency and

wish to be considered for enrollment in Physics 207 

or

wish satisfy the BSE general physics requirement (Physics 103-104)

or

wish to satisfy the pre-med physics pre-requisites (PHY101-102)

Note that there are three physics placement tests offered (1) PHY 101-102; (2) PHY 103-104; (3) Advanced Mechanics (for consideration for enrollment into PHY207). You should only take ONE of these three exams.