Placement Exams

For placement in Spanish, French, German, or Portuguese, please contact the Department of Languages and Literatures at 828.251.6419. For placement in Ancient Languages (Latin, Hebrew), please contact the Department of Ancient Mediterranean Studies, also at 828.251.6419.

If you need to be tested for a language other than those we teach, please see the Second Language Requirement – Notification to Students.

Placement exams in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Hebrew and Latin are offered during EMBARK/orientation for incoming freshmen during the summer and can also be taken individually by contacting the department for an appointment. For questions regarding placement exams please email Tabby Price at

Download the Placement Policy for Languages & Literatures.