Placement/Competency Exam

Placement and Competency Exam Information

Exam to be placed into French, German, or Spanish at the appropriate level

The placement exam is intended for all students who wish to continue their study of French, German, or Spanish at Creighton University after completing at least one year in high school.

The placement exam is completed online. Based on the exam results, the placement recommendation will be for any 111 to 300 level foreign language course. The results of the exam will be emailed to your Creighton account. Start by reading these instructions.

Exam to test out of French, German, or Spanish (Competency Exam)

If you would like to test out of the undergraduate language requirement, the competency exam can be taken in French, German, or Spanish. The exam must be taken in person. It is offered during Summer Preview Days on Monday or Thursday at 1:15 p.m. in Hitchcock 108. To RSVP for a language competency exam during Summer Preview, please sign up here.

Placing into/testing out of Chinese, Italian or Japanese:

If you plan to take one of these languages, the professor of that language can arrange a time for you to take the appropriate exam.

Placing into/testing out of Greek, Latin, or Arabic

If you plan to take one of these languages, the professor of that language can arrange a time for you to take the appropriate exam.

If you are fluent in a language not listed above and want to test out of the undergraduate language requirement, you will need to do this through the College of Arts and Sciences Deanís Office.