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English as a Second Language

318 King Hall

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

734.487.0338

esl@emich.edu

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Placement and Exit Testing

Placement Testing

ESL students must take the placement when they first arrive. ESL advisors consider the placement test scores, as well as the writing sample and oral interview to place students in the appropriate level. Students can usually register for classes the same day they are placed. ESL advisors email placement test and orientation information to students when they are admitted.

Sign up for the Fall 2018 Placement Test (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

New students: After clicking the link above, choose "Select Event." Then choose the placement test option.

Students who request to take the ESL placement test after April 26, 2018 will be charged a $75 late placement test fee. This fee must be paid before taking the late arrival ESL placement test. Classes start May 2, 2018.

Students can retake the listening, reading and grammar sections of the placement test. The cost of the retake ESL placement test fee is $25. The retake test is offered the Friday after classes start.

Exit Testing for Summer 2018 Semester

Friday, July 13, 2018:  Begins at 9:00am.  Please arrive 10 minutes early.

Click here to sign up for the Summer 2018 Exit Test