Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Language Placement

To satisfy a foreign language requirement (or "test out" of a requirement), students must take the Competency Exam, which is administered by the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Dean's Office. To schedule the exam, contact the Dean's Office at 773.508.3500.

Avant STAMP assessments are available in the languages listed below.  Competency exams in other languages may be made available by an CAS-approved evaluator.

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish