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ACTFL - Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

The OPI is a live thirty minute speaking test, delivered over the phone. The OPI assesses proficiency across the full ACTFL scale, from Novice Low to Superior. The OPI is rated by a minimum of two raters, with ratings delivered within two weeks.

The OPIc is a 30-40 minute speaking test and is delivered by computer or phone. The OPIc assesses proficiency across the full ACTFL scale, from Novice Low to Superior. The OPIc is rated by a minimum of two raters, with ratings delivered within two weeks.

This exam can be used to meet the College’s foreign language competency requirement by demonstrating a minimum of novice-high proficiency in all four skill areas.

For more information, please visit the LTI (Language Testing International) website.

ACTFL Schedule:

PLEASE NOTE: Prior to scheduling your ACTFL testing with Language Testing International, YOU MUST contact one of the Miami Dade College Test Centers listed below to schedule a proctoring appointment at least 10 working days in advance of testing.

Hialeah Testing By Appointment TBA 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kendall Testing TBA 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
North Testing TBA 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Note: Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Hours of Operation.


Auxiliary Aids and Modifications

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive or assistive technology
  • Note takers
  • and more

An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.


     PAY▼ FEE▼
ACTFL Pay in advance, at least 10 days before the confirmed test date. (non-refundable)  MDC $35
Certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)*
*No Show Fee (Cancellations are accepted up to 2 hours prior to test time) -$55
Publisher $139
Certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview by Computer (OPIc) Publisher $70
Note: Testing fees are subject to change.


MDC administers the test at:

Hialeah Testing
1780 W. 49 Street
Room 1220-01
Hialeah, FL 33012
Hialeah Map
(305) 237-8791
(305) 237-8846

Kendall Testing
11011 SW 104 Street
Building R, 5th Floor
Miami, FL 33176
Kendall Map
(305) 237-2341
(305) 237-0679
North Testing
11380 NW 27 Avenue 
Room 1160
Miami, FL 33167
North Map
(305) 237-1015
(305) 237-1889

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