Music Theory Placement Exam

FEE: $35 paid at the time of testing in cash or check.
REGISTRATION: Contact the Testing Center by calling 543-1171 to schedule an individual testing appointment. Drop-in appointments are not available.
SCORES: Results from the Music Placement Test are returned to the examinee within ten minutes after the examination. Scores are sent to the University of Washington's Undergraduate School of Music.

Scores will be reported as a percentage and are based on the number of questions answered correctly.
RETEST POLICY: Test may be taken twice ever.
ON THE DAY OF THE TEST: The examinee must bring photo identification, #2 pencils, the test fee, and know her/his UW Student Number or social security number. No one will be admitted into the examination without proper photo identification.
MORE INFORMATION Test length: 2 hours; Multiple choice. Contact the Music Advising Office at (206) 543-1239 or


To request disability accommodation for testing, please contact the OEA Testing Center at (206) 543-1171 or via email at before registering for the test.