The University of Iowa Swahili placement test is a multiple choice exam. Students who have experience in the language who want to continue study need to take a placement exam. This test is available on Iowa Courses Online (ICON). 

Register and Begin the Swahili Placement Exam

Students should email Claire Frances (claire-frances@uiowa.edu) with concerns or problems. 

For those students who have completed four or more years of Swahili language in high school, the UI offers the opportunity to earn incentive credit toward graduation through the Furthering Language Incentive Program (FLIP credit). Learn more about FLIP. If you are interested in earning FLIP credit, you should meet with your academic adviser to discuss eligibility.