Have you ever heard of C.L.E.P. or The College-Level Examination ProgramĀ®?

Did you know you can receive college credits for what you already know and for a fraction of the cost? Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program, available & accepted at more than 2,900 colleges and universities.

CLEP offers 33 examinations in five subject areas. The tests cover material usually taught in a two-year degree program or in the first two years of a four-year program.

Select any of the titles below to read an exam’s descriptions (note: you will be taken to the test-takers section of our site) or download one of the fact sheets, which are designed to be shared with students and include exam descriptions, study resources and sample questions.

Exam Description

At a Glance Fact Sheet

Composition and Literature

American Literature Download PDF
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature Download PDF
College Composition Download PDF
College Composition Modular Download PDF
English Literature Download PDF
Humanities Download PDF

Foreign Languages

French Language Download PDF
German Language Download PDF
Spanish Language Download PDF

History and Social Sciences

American Government Download PDF
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 Download PDF
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present Download PDF
Human Growth and Development Download PDF
Introduction to Educational Psychology Download PDF
Principles of Macroeconomics Download PDF
Principles of Microeconomics Download PDF
Introductory Psychology Download PDF
Introductory Sociology Download PDF
Social Sciences and History Download PDF
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 Download PDF
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present Download PDF

Science and Mathematics

Biology Download PDF
Calculus Download PDF
Chemistry Download PDF
College Algebra Download PDF
College Mathematics Download PDF
Natural Sciences Download PDF
Precalculus Download PDF


Financial Accounting Download PDF
Information Systems Download PDF
Introductory Business Law Download PDF
Principles of Management Download PDF
Principles of Marketing Download PDF