Placement Exams

Online placement exams are available for Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. 

Placement exams for American Sign Language, Arabic, Danish, Farsi, Hindi, Portuguese, and Swedish

Students wishing to take the placement test who need academic accommodations, please contact Disability Services at TestAccess@colorado.edu. You can also read the "Process and Language template for Inaccessible Language Placement Tests" for more information about language test accessibility.

If you are unable to enroll in an open section of the Foreign Language class indicated by your Language Placement Test score, be sure to inform your advisor during your individual appointment.

To take the online exam, you can choose your language below by clicking on the link beside it called "Language X Placement Exam".

 

  Language Department Class Web Page Resource Links Exam
ASL icon American Sign Language Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Program Page   Exam
Combination flag of Saudi Arabia and Iraq Arabic Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page Resource Links Exam
Catalan Catalan Spanish and Portuguese Languages & Literatures Program Page   Exam
China's Flag Chinese Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page Resource Links Exam
USA's Flag ESL International English Center Program Page Resource Links  
Iran's Flag Farsi Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page   Exam
France's Flag French French and Italian Program Page Resources Links Exam
Germany's Flag German Germanic and Slavic Languages & Literatures Program Page Resources Links Exam
Parthenon Greek (Ancient) Classics Courses Page   Exam
Israel's Flag Hebrew Jewish Studies Program Page Resource Links Exam
India's and Pakistan's Flags Hindi/Urdu Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page Resource Links Exam
Italy's Flag Italian French and Italian Program Page Resource Links Exam
Japan's Flag Japanese Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page Resource Links Exam
South Korea's Flag Korean Asian Languages & Civilizations Program page Resource Links Exam
Legion Banner Latin (Ancient) Classics Courses Page   Exam
Brazil's Flag Portuguese Spanish and Portuguese Program Page Resource Links Exam
Russia's Flag Russian Germanic and Slavic Languages & Literatures Program Page Resource Links Exam
Spain's Flag Spanish Spanish and Portuguese Program Page Resource Links Exam