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Spanish Proficiency

  • Demonstrate Your Proficiency in Spanish
  • Advance Your Career in Related Fields
  • Help Fulfill College Language Requirements (Where Equivalency Is Accepted)

Note: All online language proficiency exams have been temporarily suspended while proctoring services move to remote operations. If you register for an online language proficiency exam, you will be contacted with further instructions once exams resume.

Measure your proficiency in Spanish 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.

Spanish 12-Point Online Proficiency Exam

This exam assesses your reading, writing, and listening proficiency in Spanish.

2020 Summer
1 section

Spanish 16-Point Online Proficiency Exam

This exam assesses your reading, writing, and listening proficiency in Spanish and includes a 350-word essay on a more complex subject.

2020 Summer
1 section

Spanish 4-Point Proficiency Exam

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

2020 Summer
1 section