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About the ALEKS Assessment

ALEKS is a powerful artificial-intelligence based assessment tool that zeros in on the strengths and weaknesses of a student's mathematical knowledge, reports its findings to the student, and if necessary provides the student with a learning environment for bringing this knowledge up to an appropriate level for course placement.

The University of Missouri-Saint Louis requires an ALEKS Mathematics Placement Assessment to determine readiness for various courses. The ALEKS Placement Assessment covers material from Basic Math through Precalculus and will take approximately 90 minutes to complete. After the assessment, a targeted Prep and Learning Module is available for you to review and learn material, and to improve placement and eventual course outcomes.

You will be given up to 5 chances to take the ALEKS assessment, and will also be provided with a 6-week Prep and Learning Module that will allow you to review and practice your math skills. You are provided free access for six months. If you require access to the ALEKS assessment after your initial subscription has expired, you will have to purchase additional access.

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After the ALEKS Assessment

Quick Facts about the ALEKS Prep and Learning Module:

The ALEKS Assessment