Placement Test

English Placement Test

The English placement survey is for new, current or transferring students who have not taken college-level English courses; and who do not have an SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS scores or did not complete the ELI program.


1

Make an Appointment with Your Advisor

  • If you have an SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS test score, you can be placed without taking the English Placement Survey. Make an appointment with your advisor.
  • If you are a Running Start student, contact the Running Start office at 509.359.6155. There are separate surveys for Running Start and College in the High School students, contact your appropriate advisor.
  • If you are an English Language Institute (ELI) student, you do not need to take the English Placement Test. You will receive your placement from ELI after completion.
2

Take the English Placement Survey*

  • Fill out the English placement survey here.
  • It can take up to two weeks to receive your placement score, so schedule early enough that you can still register for courses.

*Not applicable to Running Start/College in the HS students.

3

Notify the English Department

Contact the Program Coordinator, Kerri Boyd, at 509.359.7064 or by email at klboyd@ewu.edu, when you have completed the survey.

4

Receive Your Placement Results

  • You will be contacted when your survey has been evaluated and your placement has been determined. Depending on the survey results, you will be placed in ENGL 113/114 or ENGL 101.
  • You need only take the survey one time. You will take the course you’ve been placed into after your survey results are determined.