Writing Placement Testing Information


Writing Placement Information:

  1. SAT Critical Reading or Writing score of 510 – 590 or an ACT English score of 20 - 26 = WRT 101: Composition I, The Habit of Writing.
  2. SAT Critical Reading or Writing score 600 or higher or ACT English score of 27 or higher = A Writing Intensive course. 
  3. SAT Critical Reading and Writing score of 500 and lower or an ACT English score 19 or lower requires you to take the Writing Placement Test. 

Writing Placement

Students will be asked to write a short essay in response to one of several prompts. You will have 50 minutes to complete the essay. If you are currently enrolled in WRT 098 or WRT 101 at WCSU, you are NOT eligible to take the writing placement test. Results take about 2 weeks and you must contact the Admissions Office, (203) 837-9000.