The University of Iowa Chinese placement test covers listening, grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. First year students attending Summer Orientations for Fall ( 2 day programs only) may test on Day 1 of your 2 day program, at 5:30pm in the Student Activities Center of the Iowa Memorial Union. Continuing students may contact Patricia Dunlap 319-335-2682 or patty-dunlap@uiowa.edu to schedule a placement test.  

This test is administered during summer orientation for first-year students entering for fall (2-day programs only). Continuing students who need to register for a test should contact the Patricia Dunlap at 319-335-2682 or patty-dunlap@uiowa.edu

For those students who have completed four or more years of Chinese language in high school, the UI offers the opportunity to earn incentive credit through the Furthering Language Incentive Program (FLIP credit). Learn more about FLIP.

For specific course placement: PDF iconChinese Placement Scores