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Department Math Placement Exam (DMAT)

UGA Mathematics Exemption Test

Cost: $30.00

Scoring

Students who score between 12 and 15 will receive immediate MATH 1101 exemption (Mathematical Modeling) and may enroll in MATH 1113 (Pre-calculus).

Students who score 16 or higher will receive immediate MATH 1113 exemption and may begin their University studies with MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 (Differential Calculus).

No course CREDIT is given for exempted courses, however exemption of MATH 1113 or MATH 1101 may satisfy Core and/or Degree requirements.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please be advised that you will not be allowed to take the DMAT if you are already enrolled in a Math course at UGA. If you are enrolled in a Math course and decide you want to take the DMAT, you must unregister for the Math course first.

Some incoming students may have already earned Math credits through: 

  • Scoring 3 or higher on the AP Calculus AB exam or the AP Calculus BC exam

  • Scoring 6 or higher on the IB Higher Level Mathematics exam

  • Earning dual enrollment credit in MATH 1113

Topics covered:

For a list of topics covered on the DMAT exam click here

Math Department's DMAT Preparation Page

What to expect

  • The DMAT may only be taken once. You must be a UGA student to register for this exam.

  • The test is 26 multiple choice questions, no calculator is allowed.

  • Test Length- 1 hour

**Exams are scored on Tuesday's. Once scored, it may take up to one week for scores to be posted to Athena.

Once posted to Athens you may access your score:

  • Visit the Athena website at athena.uga.edu.

  • Log in using your MyID and password.

  • Click on the middle “Student” tab.

  • Click on the second link for “Student Records.”

  • Click on the final link for “View Test Scores.”

If you are unable to access your scores from your Athena Account, click through to the Placement Score Request form.

 

Sign up for the DMAT on the University Testing Services (UTS) website

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