CLEP - Introduction
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is designed to assess a student's prior knowledge gained through independent study, advanced high school or honors classes and other experiences outside college classrooms. The College Level Examination Program (CLEP), is a group of tests that evaluates the knowledge of candidates in several subject areas which can help them get credit and complete their college faster.
This exam is ideal for students who don't have time and money. Candidates who are home schooled, or veterans can show their talent by appearing in CLEP. Prospective students enrolling in accelerated degree programs
are usually encouraged to take the CLEP test.
The qualifying scores for CLEP may vary from school to school. Many colleges give credits to candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying score. CLEP also offers home schooled students and students worldwide, an opportunity to show their aptitude in the specific subject areas and avoid undergraduate courses.
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides you with a platform to receive college credit for what you already know. The 90-minute exams, which cost approx $80 (each), can be taken at 1,700 test centers. CLEP General and Subject examinations are accepted for credit by more than 2,900 colleges and universities.