Placement Exam

Please take this exam if you have any background in speaking or reading Italian and you want to continue studying it at Manhattanville, or to see whether you can already use it to fulfill your language requirement. You need not take it if you have never studied this language before.

Examination Information:

The Italian Placement Exam can be completed on a computer (PC or MAC) with Internet access. Normally, within 48 hours, placement scores and their Manhattananville course equivalencies (if applicable) will appear in your WebAdvisor account. Click the "Placement Exams, Non Course and Transfer Course Equivalencies" link.

-- Students may take the Italian placement exam only once --

The purpose of this exam is to identify your ability level using combinations of grammar, reading, and vocabulary questions. Please complete the placement examination to the best of your ability, without the use of textbooks, dictionaries, or any other type of assistance.

If you experience any technical problems or have questions about taking the Italian Placement Exam, please contact Alessandro Daniele, Coordinator of Italian, within the department of World Languages & Literatures, at If your exam session is interrupted and you have not completed the placement test, you must login again and enter your information EXACTLY as you did when you started the exam and then click the RESUME button, NOT the START button. 

Students eligible for testing accommodations are encouraged to contact the Director of Disability Services at 914-323-7127.

Below is the link to the Italian Placement Exam.