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Language Proficiency Testing – Foreign Languages at NECC

In addition to filling out the required Proctored Testing Services Form, please see information on Language Proficiency Testing from NYU and BYU below.

Language Proficiency Testing Policy at NECC

Foreign Language Achievement Tests – BYU

Students who have knowledge of a foreign language may earn up to 9 credits for their foreign language skills. The test is offered in more than 50 languages. Northern Essex Community College administers Brigham Young University Foreign Language Achievement Tests (BYU FLATS). To request Language Achievement Testing from BYU.

  1. Complete the Proctored Testing Services Request form.
  2. Submit your non-refundable NECC Proctored Testing Registration Fee of $85.00 (if the institution is in the U.S.) or NECC Proctored Testing International Registration Fee of $100.00 (if the institution is outside the U.S.). Submit your payment: 

    Online – Pay through our Destiny One online payment system to pay your fee by credit card.

    Mail-in – Mail in a money order only, made payable to NECC, for $85.00 (for an institution in the U.S.) or $100.00 (for an institution outside the U.S.) 

  3. Go to BYU FLATS for additional information and to register and pay for your BYU FLATS exam and fees.

Proficiency Testing – Foreign Languages – NYU

Measure your Proficiency in a Foreign Language through the language testing services offered at the NYU School of Professional Studies. The 12-point exam is offered in more than 50 languages and can be used by universities to grant academic credit or to grant you advanced placement in your language of study. The test also may be used for professional purposes, such as teacher certification or to establish linguistic competence for business objectives.

  1. Go to NYU’s Online Language Proficiency Testing Services to register for an online in the foreign language you would like and click on the 12-point exam option. Click More details to get all the necessary information to test online through NYU. Click Add to Cart and follow the instructions.
  2. Once you complete the NYU Online Language Proficiency Test (12-point), you will need to request your results or call 212-998-7030 to have your results sent to Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill, MA  01830, Attn: Donna Felisberto or
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