Take the placement exam if you wish to enroll in a class but are unsure as to which level is appropriate. A placement recommendation will appear at the end of the exam.
- 100 questions
- 1.5 hours, Timed
- Multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank
To determine your current proficiency and receive a recommendation as to which course to enroll in at UCLA, you need only take the Online Placement Exam. You may take the exam at any time, preferably on campus to avoid compatibility issues. The Department does not take responsibility if you attempt the exam on a personal computer and experience problems with the listening portion. You must submit your answers before the exam time expires. We cannot reset the exam.
If you are learning Spanish as a second language, log on to CCLE and take the Spanish Placement Exam.
If you are learning Portuguese as a second language, log on to CCLE and take the Portuguese Placement Exam.
If you are a heritage speaker of Spanish, log on to CCLE and take the Spanish Placement Exam for Heritage Speakers.