Placement Exam Instruction Guide - Provides information, tips, and frequently asked questions regarding the exams.
Foreign Language Placement Exam*
Hiram College has a foreign language requirement of successful completion through the 101 and 102 class levels. The placement exam is given in a proctored setting during orientation sessions.
- If you have taken French, Spanish, German, Russian, or Chinese during high school, please be prepared to take a placement exam during orientation. Note: If you place well enough, you may be exempted from one or both classes.
- Transfer students with a grade of C or better in 2 college semesters of an single foreign language will have satisfied the foreign language requirement. If you have taken only one semester of a language and received a C or better, you will need to take a second semester of that language at the 102 level to satisfy the requirement.
- Students who have taken, or are fluent in, a language other than those listed in item 1. above should consult with the Foreign Language Department chairperson about satisfying the requirement.
Math Placement Exam Instructions*