Berlitz Language Evaluation

For assessment of languages, an evaluation of language proficiency from the Berlitz Institute may be accepted for credit. Credit will satisfy the foreign language requirements. Students can take exams for any language assessed by Berlitz.  A maximum of 16 lower-division credits will be awarded using the following scale:

A rating of 7 (out of 10) must be attained on each of the following to receive 8 credits of lower division for the Speaking and Listening portion of the evaluation:

  • Listening Comprehension
  • Pronunciation
  • Speaking Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Use of Grammar

A rating of 7 (out of 10) must be attained on each of the following to receive 8 credits 
of lower division for the Reading and Writing portion of the evaluation:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing Ability
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Spelling

Berlitz has provided GCU with a Berlitz Student Guide to help in answering questions regarding the Berlitz language exam. Students will be required to complete the Berlitz GCU Foreign Language Test Application to apply for this testing option.

Students interested in taking the Berlitz language exam can contact the Berlitz Language Center in Phoenix, Arizona or an authorized location in your area. To find an authorized location, please contact or call 1-800-818-5181.

Be sure to contact your advisor to make sure this testing option is the best option for your educational situation.