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Russian Placement Testing

To complete your placement assessment, you must first take an on-line exam covering reading-comprehension, culture, and language structure. You must then take the listening comprehension, writing, and oral portions of the exam during on-campus language placement testing.

Written Component

This online exam represents the written portion of the Russian Placement Test.  In order to complete your placement assessment, you must also take the oral evaluation portion of the Russian Placement Test upon arrival at Stanford. 

Please see the table below for guidelines on when to take the online written test.

Freshmen must take the test over the summer during the specified time frame. Next to the appropriate date range below, click the "Online" link, sign in with your SUNet ID and password, then click "Enroll in Course" when you are ready to take the test.

Oral Component

The on-campus portion of the Russian Placement Test includes an in-person writing component and an oral interview. The schedule and locations for fall placement testing is posted on this page.