Korean Placement Testing


Once a semester on the day before the first day of  each semester

Who can take the test?

  • Students who studied Korean someplace other than MSU
  • Students who use Korean as a heritage language at home
  • Students who have returned from a Korean study abroad program 
  • Students who lived in Korean over six months
  • Students who attended a formal school system over 4 months
  • Students who returned from a Korean Study abroad program (at least over 6 weeks)
  • Students who self-studied or are exposed to Korean extensively through Korean media and are able to speak about daily activities or more 
  • Students who want to waive a foreign language requirement. 

How long does it take?

About two hours, depending on your proficiency.

How do you prepare for the placement test?

A placement test is to diagnose your current proficiency of Korean.  Thus, there is no need to prepare for a placement test. 

For more information regarding the location and sign-up for a placement test for the 2020-2021 school year, click here.