Placement in Chinese or Japanese

Students with some background in Chinese or Japanese language are expected to take the placement test during the summer. The oral part of the test will be administered on campus during Week 1.

For descriptions of the placement process and links to the examinations, read the Chinese Placement Examination Information or the Japanese Placement Examination Information.



If you have any questions about the Chinese or Japanese programs or the placement examination, please contact the Chinese language program by email:, and the Japanese language program by email: