Office of Educational Assessment



*The U.W. Academic Testing Center is currently closed. We will update our pages when we have a return date, pending UW and public health approval. Please contact for any questions.*

This website is for the University of Washington office that conducts academic placement testing and other various academic exams.

If you have cold- or flu-like symptoms, please stay home and contact us via email or phone to reschedule.

The O.E.A. Testing Center offers a wide variety of tests:

  • U.W. course exams
  • Undergraduate placement / proficiency
  • Graduate language Exam
  • College entrance tests

We provide disability accommodations and proctoring services for other educational institutions or agencies.

U.W. Testing Services can accommodate proctoring for outside school exams and non-U.W. students.

Tests offered are listed below.

Placement and Proficiency Exams

Undergraduate Placement Exams
Undergraduate World Language
Graduate World Language
Academic English Language Programs (AEP)

Proctored Exams

UW Course Exams
Social Work 505 Waiver
Proctored Exams

Credit by Exam

UW Students
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)


Music History
Music Theory

Other Exams

ACTFL Language Proficiency
Institutional American College Test (I-ACT)
Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
GRE® Subject Test