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WebCAPE Testing

Owens Community College offers the WebCAPE Foreign Language Exam for Spanish and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Who should test?

ESL: The International Programs and Services Office will notify you if you need to take this test.
Spanish: If you want to test into Spanish at a level higher than beginner, take the test. If you have CLEP or other college credits for Spanish, speak with your academic advisor before testing.
Other Languages: Owens Community College does not use other WebCAPE test results for foreign languages.

Where do I test?

Testing takes place at the Owens Community College Testing Centers in Toledo and Findlay. Students may also test online from another location. A proctored environment is not required.

What is the cost?

Each test attempt costs $10. You will need a credit/debit card to pay for the exam. Visa, Master Card, and American Express are accepted for payments. Fees are paid directly to WebCAPE before you begin the exam. Test fee is non-refundable.

I need these scores to register for classes. When will the scores get loaded to my student record?

Your scores will be sent to Records within 48 business hours. Processing times by Records Office will vary by time of year.

Testing in Person:

Test in person at the Testing Center in Toledo or Findlay. Contact Testing Services for hours available for WebCAPE testing (567) 661-TEST (8378).

Testing Online:

How to test online:

  1. There is a $10 fee for the WebCAPE Exam. You will need a credit/debit card to pay for the exam. (Visa, Master Card, and American Express are accepted for payments.) Fees are paid directly to WebCAPE and are non-refundable.
  2. Please click on the following link to take a WebCAPE exam:
  3. Select Owens Community College as the organization on the online payment form. If you select the incorrect school, Owens will not be able to access the scores and you will need to retest.
  4. Select the appropriate test:
    1. ESL for English as a Second Language test
    2. Spanish for Spanish placement test
  5. There is no time limit when taking the exam.


If you have any questions, please call the Testing Center at 567-661-8378 or

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