Madison College uses the WebCAPE exam for World Languages course placement. WebCAPE is a state-of-the-art computer test that helps us accurately and efficiently place you in the correct college language course.
The WebCAPE exam selects each test item as a result of the answer to the previous question. When you answer an item correctly, it presents a more difficult question next. If you answer an item incorrectly, it gives you an easier question. In short, the test adapts to the student’s level of ability, and will accurately determine your competency level in about twenty minutes. You will know your results upon completion of the exam.
Madison College may award tuition-free credit for previous foreign language study. You may be eligible to earn a maximum of four semesters (16 credits) if you meet the following conditions:
- You are enrolled in a second, third, fourth. or fifth level language course.
- You earned a grade of B or better in the course.
- You are NOT a native speaker of the language.
Testing Times & Locations
- No appointment is needed.
- Truax Campus Room D2603 - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Testing time is approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
- A valid photo ID is required.
- Testing is not available during final exam week.