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How common is it for colleges to require 3 years of Spanish?

Yo people, quick question regarding language requirements—are there a lot of colleges out there that specifically require us to have taken 3 years of Spanish, or is that just a myth?

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about college requirements early on. While it's not a universal rule, many colleges recommend or require three years of foreign language study, which includes Spanish. However, it varies significantly from college to college.

Some might be fine with two years, especially if you've demonstrated proficiency, while others, particularly more selective institutions, might prefer or require up to four years for a more competitive application.

When in doubt, check the admissions pages of the colleges you're interested in or reach out to their admissions offices for the most specific information. And remember, if you enjoy Spanish and are doing well, sticking with it can only strengthen your application. ¡Buena suerte!

7 months ago

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