Dual Enrollment Testing Criteria

Learn more about the NOVA Admission and NOVA Admission for Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses Testing Criteria.

NOVA Admission Testing Criteria*

 

VPT

PSAT

SAT

ACT

SOL

AP

IB

English / Writing

Student must place into
ENG 111 or higher

50 (Before Oct. 2015) 
28 (After Oct. 2015)

500

18

N/A

3

5

Reading

Student must place into 
ENG 111 or higher

50 (Before Oct. 2015) 
27 (After Oct. 2015)

500

18

N/A

N/A

N/A

Mathematics

Student must place into 
MTE 1 or higher

52 (Before Oct. 2015) 
27 (After Oct. 2015)

 

520

22

400 or higher on any HS mathematics SOL taken in the past two years

3

5

* This does not include Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. See below for CTE requirements.

 

NOVA Admission Testing Criteria for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Courses

 

VPT

PSAT

SAT

ACT

SOL

AP

IB

English / Writing

Student must place into 
ENF 1 or higher

50 (Before Oct. 2015) 
28 (After Oct. 2015)

500

18

N/A

3

5

Reading

Student must place into 
ENF 1 or higher

50 (Before Oct. 2015) 
27 (After Oct. 2015)

500

18

N/A

N/A

N/A

Mathematics

Student must place into 
MTE 1 oir higher

52 (Before Oct. 2015) 
27 (After Oct. 2015)

 

520

22

400 or 
higher on 
any HS 
mathematics 
SOL taken 
in the past 
two years

3

5