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Writing Exemption and Placement Exam

Writing Exemption and Placement Exam

In addition to taking writing intensive courses all students at TCNJ must take, or be placed out of, WRI 102 – Academic Writing.  WRI 102 focuses on academic argumentation and is designed to prepare students to successfully meet the demands of the college’s writing intensive curriculum.

The following will place you out of WRI 102:

  • SAT scores of 580 or above in BOTH math and critical reading (SAT taken prior to March 2016)
  • SAT scores of 600 or above in Math and 640 and above in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (SAT taken after March 2016)
  • ACT composite score of 26 or higher
  • An AP score of 4 or higher in English Literature, English Composition, US history, or World history.
To take the Writing Placement Exam please contact the Writing Program at or 609-771-2864.