Academic departments at Illinois State offer proficiency exams in most 100-level and some 200-level courses. These exams let you test out of entry-level classes so you can enroll in more advanced courses.
View Proficiency Exams Offered
Exam Date: August 18, 2023
Exam Time: 1:00 p.m.
Deadline: Must register by Friday, July 14
Cost: $10 per exam, billed to your student account
Deadline for Fall Classes: Register by the second Friday in July.
Deadline for Spring Classes: Register by the second Friday in November.
Late registrations are not accepted.
Exams are offered at 1 p.m. the Friday before classes begin. Report to the appropriate department or school room to take your exam.
Proficiency credit is awarded by the examining department upon successful passing of the proficiency exam.
Proficiency exam formats, availability, and requirements vary by department or school. For specific information about an exam, contact the department or school directly.
More information is also available in the undergraduate catalog.