What Is the Official CLEP Website?


The CLEP Website

The official CollegeBoard CLEP website is the place for prospective test takers and institutions to find detailed information about all 33 College-Level Examination Program exams. Info on the website includes:

  • Colleges that accept CLEP credits
  • Using CLEP credits to start advanced college courses sooner
  • CLEP info for home-schooled students
  • College credit for military personnel
  • Continuing education info
  • CLEP exam costs versus college tuition prices
  • Info on how to get started with CLEP exams
  • Details on CLEP exams

Purchasing a CLEP Exam

In order to purchase any of the 33 exams from the CLEP website, you'll need to have a College Board account. If you don't already have one of these accounts, you can easily create one from the main CLEP test takers page by clicking on 'Create an Account' on the upper right side of the page.

Learning About Your School's CLEP Policy

Before registering to take any exams, you will want to review your college or university's policy on CLEP tests to see which exams are accepted and how much credit you can potentially earn through CLEP testing. From the CLEP test takers page, move your cursor over the Get Started with CLEP tab, and then click on 'Getting College Credit' to learn more.


Also from the main CLEP test takers page you'll find a Test Preparation tab. By moving your cursor over this tab, you'll see different links you can click on, including ones for study tips, free sample questions, test day info and study resources you can purchase.

Study.com has many CLEP prep courses that are available for a low monthly fee. These courses feature engaging video lessons that have a short average duration of only about eight minutes. You can check your understanding of the lessons by completing the accompanying practice quizzes. Other practice opportunities include the chapter exams and comprehensive course exams. Some of the courses you'll find on Study.com are as follows:

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By taking College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, you can earn college credit for a fraction of what it costs to take courses. Read on to learn about CLEP test-taking strategies and test-prep resources so you are prepared to ace your tests and save money on your way to a college degree.

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