Mandarin, Simplified Proficiency

  • Demonstrate your proficiency in Simplified Mandarin
  • Advance your career in related fields
  • Help fulfill college language requirements (where equivalency is accepted)

Measure your proficiency in Simplified Mandarin through the online language testing services offered by the NYU School of Professional Studies. Choose from 4-point, 12-point, or 16-point options, depending upon your professional or academic needs. Point scoring is equivalent to undergraduate credits at US colleges; credit granted is at the discretion of the institution receiving the results.

For a full list of other language proficiency exams offered onsite and for detailed information about the testing process, click here.

Online Mandarin, Simplified Language Proficiency Exam (12-Point)

This exam assesses reading, writing, and listening proficiency in Simplified Mandarin.

2022 Fall
1 section

Online Mandarin, Simplified Language Proficiency Exam (16-Point)

The 16-point exam in Simplified Mandarin is the same as the 12-point exam except for the addition of a 350-word essay on a more complex subject.

2022 Fall
1 section

Online Mandarin, Simplified Language Proficiency Exam (4-Point)

This exam is available to those who have achieved a score of at least 8 on the 12-point Simplified Mandarin exam and wish to earn 4 additional points.

2022 Fall
1 section