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Table 2.11. States with mandated college entrance exams and mandated college-and career-readiness assessments, by state: 201011 and 201112
 
State Mandated college entrance exams (201112) Mandated college-
and career-
readiness
assessments
(201011)
ACT   SAT  
United States1 8   2   11
           
Alabama No   No   Yes
Alaska No   No   Yes
Arizona No   No   No
Arkansas No   No   Yes
California No   No   No
           
Colorado     No
Connecticut No   No   No
Delaware No   No   No
District of Columbia No   No   No
Florida No   No   Yes
           
Georgia No   No   No
Hawaii     No
Idaho Yes 2 Yes 2 No
Illinois Yes   No   No
Indiana No   No   No
           
Iowa No   No   No
Kansas No   No   No
Kentucky Yes   No   Yes
Louisiana Yes   No   Yes
Maine No   Yes   Yes
           
Maryland No   No   No
Massachusetts No   No   No
Michigan Yes   No   No
Minnesota No   No   No
Mississippi No   No   No
           
Missouri No   No   No
Montana No   No   No
Nebraska No   No   No
Nevada No   No   No
New Hampshire No   No   No
           
New Jersey No   No   No
New Mexico No   No   Yes
New York No   No   No
North Carolina Yes   No   No
North Dakota Yes   No   No
           
Ohio No   No   No
Oklahoma No   No   No
Oregon No   No   No
Pennsylvania     No
Rhode Island No   No   No
           
South Carolina No   No   No
South Dakota No   No   No
Tennessee No   No   Yes
Texas     Yes
Utah No   No   No
           
Vermont     No
Virginia No   No   No
Washington No   No   No
West Virginia No   No   Yes
Wisconsin No   No   No
Wyoming Yes   No   No
— Not available. State did not respond to the survey.
1 National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for each column.
2 Idaho requires that students take either the ACT or the SAT during their junior year of high school.
SOURCE: State High School Tests: Changes in State Policies and the Impact of the College and Career Movement, Center on Education Policy, 2011; State High School Exit Exams: A Policy in Transition, Center on Education Policy, 2012. Data Source.

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