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Spring Placement Exams

Curious if you need to take a placement exam before starting in spring 2023? Click here to read more about placement exams at Reed.  

Not all departments offer placement exams in the spring.

If you are interested in taking a placement exam to skip introductory courses in any of the following subjects, please email us at

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • French
  • German
  • Latin and Ancient Greek
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Russian
  • Spanish

If you require testing accommodations, such as extended testing time, please email us at