About EAP

Academic Preparation is important for college success at the California State University (CSU). All CSUs use Multiple Measures to determine student placement into general education written communication and mathematics/quantitative reasoning courses through the following:

  • Assessment Tests (CAASPP-EAP, ACT, SAT, AP)
  • High school grades (Weighted GPA and Math GPA)
  • High school coursework

Stanislaus State awards the highest level of placement based on the student’s best measures. Major is important for placement Please pay attention to differences between STEM and Non-STEM majors. Placement in response to Executive Order 1110 and Coded Memo ASA-2017-27

View Placement Criteria (PDF)

Updated: October 13, 2023