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Placement Examinations

If you have studied or learned French or Spanish before, then you need to complete one of the two exams below in order to determine which language level is right for you.


The WebCAPE is a free online exam that you can complete at any time. All you need is about a half hour of uninterrupted time, and an internet connection. This exam is used for placing students in the correct level of French or Spanish. This is a placement exam only, which means that you do not get academic credit hours for any courses that you place out of.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP exams are proficiency placement examinations that offer college credit. The exams last 90 minutes and carry a cost. Visit our CLEP page for information on test dates and the univeristy's CLEP policy.

More CLEP Information

Advanced Placement Examinations (AP Exams)

If you took an Advanced Placement language course in high school and took the AP exam, then you may be eligible for academic credit.

More AP Information