Music First Year Language Exam (MFYLE)

The Music First Year Language Exam (MFYLE) is taken by various IU Graduate Music Performance majors to demonstrate language proficiency. See the Jacobs School of Music language proficiency requirements for more information.

BEST offers the MFYLE exam in the following languages: French, Spanish, Italian, and German.

The tests are administered by appointment in Eigenmann Hall, Room 324 West. Please contact us to schedule your appointment. Administration time is one hour. The test fee is $20.00, which is paid at the time of testing. Payments may be made by cash, check made payable to Indiana University, or billing to the examinee’s bursar account. Examinees should also bring photograph identification such as a student ID, driver’s license, or a passport, two #2 pencils, and your 10-digit university identification number.

MFYLE scores are available only from the undergraduate secretary in the academic office of the language departments. IUB Evaluation Services and Testing (BEST) does not release test scores to examinees. Please note: Because of federal disclosure laws, exam scores cannot be given over the phone.

Undergraduate Language Offices

Language Department Location Phone
French French & Italian GISB GA 3169-S (812) 855-1088
German Germanic Studies GISB 3103 (812) 855-7947
Italian French & Italian GISB GA 3169-S (812) 855-1088
Spanish Spanish & Portuguese GISB 2160 (812) 855-9194