"College Level Examination Program (CLEP)"

What is College Level Examination Program ?

CLEP is a program that enables students to earn college credit for introductory-level courses by achieving satisfactory scores on subject-specific tests.

How the CLEP Works ?

CLEP is administered by College Board. With a passing score, you could earn 3 or more college credits at 2,900 U.S. colleges and universities. Exams are given in more than 1,800 test centers.

Who is Eligible for College Level Examination Program ?

CLEP Benefits is for Everyone. Anyone can earn college credit through CLEP, whether they're in high school or already in college.


Types of CLEP Exams

CLEP offers 34 exams that cover introductory level college course material, including English literature, Spanish language, American government, business, history, science, math and more.

How Much Does a CLEP Exam Cost ?

CLEP exams cost only $90 plus your test center's administration fee. The tests are free to U.S. military service members and some veterans.

CLEP Exam Score Range

CLEP tests are scored on a scale from 20 to 80. The majority of schools grant credit for a score of 50 or higher, but passing scores are determined by the individual schools and may vary.

When are CLEP Exams Offered ?

CLEP exams are offered on a continuous basis with exam dates determined by individual test centers. You are required to take an exam within 6 months of receiving registration ticket.

How to Schedule a CLEP Exam ?

To schedule CLEP exam, you need to contact your preferred testing center. Exam registration is required before scheduling appointment. Use Find a Test Center tool to locate center.

How to Register for CLEP Exam ?


To register for a CLEP exam, first create an account on the My Account registration portal, then your registration ticket will be emailed to you.