Instructions for the Spanish Placement Exam

Do not use any study material while taking this exam; it will skew your score and placement.

Spanish Proficiency Exam

Students whose placement score places them in HISP 212 have the option to take the Spanish Proficiency Exam, a three-part exam that consists of reading, writing, and oral (optional) components. Students who pass two of the three parts of this exam are considered proficient. This exam is only administered on campus.

Contact Mary Niedenfuer at or call (320) 363-5067 for more information or to make an appointment to take the proficiency exam.