Calculus Placement Exam Information

NOTE: If you are a current student and need the Calculus Placement Exam to enroll for summer and/or Fall, email or stop by the Testing Office.  Incoming students for Fall, see below for more information.

About the CPE

The Calculus Placement Exam (CPE) is offered to students who want to enroll in Math 30P, Math 30PL, Math 30, or Math 71 without having to meet the prerequisites some other way. 

To schedule an exam, please contact the Testing office at testing-office@sjsu.edu.

Students requiring accommodations  should indicate their requests when they schedule their test.

Frequently Asked Questions

CPE for Incoming Freshmen

  • It is strongly recommended that incoming freshmen take their placement exam either before their orientation so that they will be able to register for the appropriate math classes during orientation registration.
  • If you have any issues, contact the Testing Office at testing-office@sjsu.edu.