University of Southern Indiana

Foreign Language Placement

A foreign language placement test is recommended for students who studied French, German, or Spanish in high school and earned grades of B or better.

Placement tests are available in French, German and Spanish. Students who took Arabic, Chinese, Japanese or Latin in high school should contact the World Languages and Cultures department at 812/465-7026 to schedule an interview.

If advanced placement is recommended, students must complete the USI world language course which they place into and receive a grade of "B" or better. The students must then visit the World Languages and Cultures department to apply for departmental credit for the preceding courses. Qualified students can earn up to 12 credit hours for $25.

Have you taken Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin or Spanish? 

Take a free language placement test (20 minutes max.) in Academic Skills, no appointment necessary.       

  • Language classes fulfill Core39 and major requirements
  • They prepare you for graduate school and careers in the 21st century
  • They enhance highly-valued cultural awareness skills
  • They offer exciting study abroad opportunities

For more information, please contact (812/465-7026), Chair, World Languages and Cultures.

Contact Suzanne Schroeder


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