Samford University

Getting Here

 Placement Tests & Assessments 

  •  Upon arriving at Samford, students will be assessed by the ELLIinstructors for oral and written English proficiency and then will be placed ina class level within your IEP track. 

  •  Before arriving at Samford, students will be contacted for an initialSkype interview.  Upon arrival at Samford, all students are assessed forEnglish proficiency through computer-based assessments combined with writtenand oral interviews.  The ELLI instructors will review the assessments,and students will be placed in the appropriate class levels for Reading,Writing, Listening/Speaking and Grammar.  There are four levels of coursesfor each language skill.