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Placement and Proficiency
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Information for Academic Advisors
(last  updated on April 24, 2023)

Placement testing is open May 1, 2024 through September 9, 2024.


  • Do you have an upperclassman who needs to study Spanish or French? The Spanish Placement Test for Non-Freshmen and the French Placement Test for Non-Freshmen are now available. Your student will see their course placement as soon as they finish.
  • It is not too late for students who took the AP exams to send their scores to UIUC by submitting this request.
  • Did you know that UIUC offers placement and proficiency testing in nearly 40 less common languages? Check out the list here.
  • For options to satisfy the General Education Language requirement, click here.
  • For options to satisfy the General Education Language requirement for languages not offered at UIUC, click here.
  • For information regarding updates and changes to Placement and Proficiency policies for 2024-2025, click here.

Other Information for Academic Advisors

  • How are ACT and SAT scores used?

  • What if my student's AP or IB scores are not in PNP?