Academic Programs Catalog

Undergraduate Education

New Student Orientation and Transitions

Academic Placement Tests
Foreign Language

A student who has studied a foreign language in high school and (1) wishes to enroll for a course in the language or (2) wishes to use it to meet the graduation requirement will need to consider the following. Students anticipating AP or IB credit (HL) in a foreign language should NOT take a language placement test and will need to contact the appropriate language adviser regarding placement. For students with prior language study but without anticipated AP/IB credit: Online placement testing for Chinese, French, German and Spanish is available at Students should plan to take the placement test prior to their NSO date.

Students with additional questions about a language or language options should reach out to the specific advisor for that language by visiting