Math Placement Level Exam (MPLEX)

What is the Math Placement Level Exam (MPLEX)?

MPLEX is a math placement exam. This exam will satisfy the mathematical prerequisite requirements for math, statistics and related courses.

When is the next time I can take the placement exam?


  • July 20 (Monday) 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM, Roberts Hall, Room #111
  • August 18 (Tuesday) 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM, Roberts Hall, Room #111
  • August 19 (Wednesday) 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Roberts Hall, Room #111
  • August 20 (Thursday) 9:20 AM - 2:00 PM, Roberts Hall, Room #111

MSU TESTING SERVICES (by appointment only)

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Do I need to schedule an appointment?

MSU Testing Services provides testing services by appointment only.

MSU Testing Services
Telephone: (406) 994-6984

How can I prepare?

  • Sample MPLEX Problems (PDF format)
  • For additional practice, the A.P.C.A.W. (Algebra PreCalculus - A Workbook), is available for purchase in the MSU Bookstore.
  • A list of usefull internet resources can be found on our Resources for Undergraduate Students page.

Do I need to bring anything?

  • Bring a picture ID and something to write with.
  • You may bring a calculator but it is not required.
  • Paper will be provided.

When will I know my placement level or exam results?

  • You will receive a pass/fail grade immediately once you grade your exam
  • The score will be available to instructors by accessing Banner the following morning.

Your MPLEX score is good for ONE year


Updated on: 07/15/2015.