Assessment Services

Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT)

English (CPT) and Math (MSAT/MDPT) assessments are now available at UFV’s Abbotsford campus for July, 2020. Contact the Office of the Registrar to register. Prior to attending the assessment, you must complete and send the COVID-19 screening and release forms to The forms will be e-mailed to you after you register.

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The Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT) is a Grade 12 math ability indicator for the Mathematics and Statistics department only. It is a closed-book exam that covers the major topics of BC Math 12: algebra, functions, equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometry. Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

The MDPT may be used as a prerequisite for MATH 110 and MATH 111 if you achieve the scores listed below:

  • At least 55% for entrance into MATH 110 Pre-Calculus Math
  • At least 70% for entrance into MATH 111 Calculus I

If you score less than 55%, contact the Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department to Book a UUP appointment.

Register for the MDPT

To write the MDPT, register in advance through the Office of the Registrar (OReg) at any UFV main campus.

The $25 fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable; however, prior to the exam date, you may switch to another exam sitting at no extra cost.

The MDPT may only be written once.

Test dates    

Summer 2020 Semester

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2020
DateTest TimeCRNRoom
July 6 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40370 B140
July 8 9 am – 11 am 40371 B140
July 10 9 am – 11 am 40372 B140
July 14 9 am – 11 am 40373 B140
July 16 9 am – 11 am 40374 B140
July 22 9 am – 11 am 40375 B140
July 24 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40376 B140
July 27 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40377 B140
July 29 9 am – 11 am 40378 B140
July 31 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40379 B140
Aug 7 9 am – 11 am 40398 B140
Aug 12 9 am – 11 am 40399 B140
Aug 17 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40400 B140
Aug 25 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 40401 B140
Aug 27 9 am – 11 am 40402 B140


Write an out-of-district MDPT

To register for an out-of-district MDPT, email to be emailed a set of step-by-step instructions.

Important things to consider:

  1. Requests to write an out-of-district MDPT must be received by Assessment Services at least 5 (five) business days before you plan to write the test.
  2. You will need to locate a qualified invigilator - a teacher, counsellor, or similar professional or another institution/testing center. It cannot be a relative, friend, or personal acquaintance.
  3. Prior to registering for the MDPT, you must contact Assessment Services to request to write an out-of-district MDPT.
  4. After receiving confirmation and instructions from Assessment Services, you can register for the MDPT through UFV Office of the Registrar. There is a $50 fee for the exam, plus any other registration fees. Note that you will also be responsible for providing your proctor with a pre-paid courier return envelope. When registering for the Out of District MDPT please quote the Course Registration Number (CRN) found in the table below.
Out-of-District MDPT
Summer 2020 40310

What to bring

Note: Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

Prepare for the Math Department Pre-Calculus Test

You can visit the Mathematics and Statistics Centre on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus to access textbooks and resources to help you prepare for the placement test.


Email or phone 604-557-4006 (Toll-free 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4006).

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