Published: Feb. 16, 2022

The Arabic placement exam for Fall 2022 will be held online on the following dates:

Monday, February 28th, 2022
Monday, March 7th, 2022
Time: 3-5 pm 

Please sign up for the interview.
The Zoom link will be sent to the emails registered on the sign-up sheet.

Arabic placement exam overview:

The exam consists of an oral interview (max 30 minutes) and, if needed, a written exam that targets a specific course level. The duration of the written exam depends on the level and it does not exceed 90 minutes.

Who should take the placement exam?
1. Students who seek admission into the Arabic program and have completed Arabic courses outside the university.
2. Students who have studied on their own or outside the university or who have acquired Arabic through residence in or travel to an Arabic speaking country.
3. Students who have studied abroad and want to register for the next level of Arabic.
4. Students who have a gap of one year or longer between taking Arabic courses.

The placement exam is not required for:

  1. Continuing students of the Arabic Program at CU who do not have a gap of one year or longer between taking Arabic courses.
  2. Students enrolling in ARAB 1010 with no prior knowledge or experience with the Arabic language.

Please contact Mona Attwa (Mona.Attwa@Colorado.EDU).