Placement Instructions

Placement Exam for French, German, and Spanish

The placement exam is intended for all students that 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 an Internet based, adaptive test that students can take anywhere that they have access to the internet. No special software or downloads are needed.
  • Students will only be allowed to take the placement exam once.
  • After the student takes the exam, the student and their advisor will be notified of the placement recommendation via their Creighton email account.
  • The placement recommendation may be for any level from 111 to 300-level. In spite of possible advanced placement by the student, the exam will NOT be used as a test-out exam.  To test out of the requirement students will still need to take the French, German, or Spanish competency exam as in the past.
  • They may contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (ext.2508) for instructions.
  • This placement exam is only for FRENCH, GERMAN, or SPANISH. If a student has questions about placement into another language, please consult the instructor of the course.

Step 1: Request the log-on information for the placement exam.

Step 2: After receiving via the log-on information via their Creighton email, the student can take the placement exam. The exam will last anywhere from 10-20 minutes depending on your level and experiences.

Step 3: Students will be notified of their placement recommendation via their Creighton email account.

If you have not received your results within one week, please contact