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Placement Exams

Language Placement 

Online Placement Exams in French and Spanish (Except Wharton students)

If you are continuing Spanish or French study that was begun elsewhere, either in middle school, high school, or at another college or university, you must take the online placement exam.

Do not take the online exam if you are a Wharton student who entered in or after Fall 2017 . 

To take the online French placement exam, click here.

To take the online Spanish placement exam, click here.

For more information, see the French placement or Spanish placement page.

Department Written and Transfer Placement Exams in French, Spanish, and Italian

The following students are eligible to take the Department Placement Examinations in Spanish, French, and Italian:

  • Wharton students (after 2017) looking for placement in French, Spanish, or Italian
  • students who wish to take the placement examination in Italian
  • students who scored above 546 on the Spanish Online Placement Examination
  • students who scored above 428 on the French Online Placement Examination
  • students who wish to take the Transfer Credit Examination

Departmental Make-up Exams

The department offers make-up exams during the first two weeks of the semester and during the week before the start of advanced registration.

For information about make-up exams, please contact the Undergraduate Coordinator.