The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) offers exams that are administered at colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.

General Information

  • The CLEP exam is a nationally recognized credit-by-examination program.
  • By passing a CLEP exam, students can earn college credit for the associated course without having to take the course.
  • CLEP registration and payment are processed through College Board  and students must bring their voucher with them when they come to the Assessment and Testing Center on all campuses.
  • Only two exams may be administered per day.
  • One (1) form of government-issued identification is required before students are allowed to test. Identification must include the student's name and signature, as well as a recognizable photograph.
  • Students cannot receive CLEP credit for a subject if they have already taken the corresponding class and received a grade of "C" or higher.
  • Seminole State's counselors and advisors will assist students in the use of CLEP examinations as it relates to their program of study.

CLEP Exam Scores

CLEP Scoring Guide
CLEP Exam Scoring Guide
ExaminationScoreSemester HoursCourse Equivalent
Algebra, College 50 3 MAC 1105
American Government 50 3 POS 2041
American Literature 50 3 AML 1000
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature N/A N/A No equivalent
Concepts of Biology 50 3 BSC 1005 (no lab credit)
Business Law, Introductory 50 3 BUL 2241
Calculus 50 3 MAC 2233
Chemistry, General 50 3 CHM 1020 (no lab credit)
College Composition 50 6 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102
College Composition Modular (no Essay) 50 3 ENC 1101
Educational Psychology, Introduction to 50 3 EDF 2002
English Literature 50 3 ENL 1000
Financial Accounting 50 3 ACG 1001
French, Language 50 4 FRE 1120
59 8 FRE 1120 or FRE 1121
German, Language 50 3 GER 1120
60 6 GER 1120 or GER 1121
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 AMH 2010
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present 50 3 AMH 2020
Human Growth and Development 50 3 DEP 2004
Humanities 50 3 HUM 1235
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 CGS 1077
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 3 ECO 2013
Management, Principles of 50 3 MAN 2021
Marketing, Principles of 50 3 MAR 2011
Mathematics, College 50 3 MGF 1106 or MGF 1107
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 3 ECO 2023
Natural Science N/A N/A No equivalent
Precalculus 50 3 MAC 1140
Psychology, Introductory 50 3 PSY 2012
Social Sciences and History N/A N/A No equivalent
Sociology, Introductory 50 3 SYG 2000
Spanish, Language 50 4 SPN 1120
63 8 SPN 1120 or SPN 1121
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 EUH 2000
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present 50 3 EUH 2001

Seminole State is a national CLEP testing center. Students may take the exam at the College's Assessment and Testing Center on a walk-in basis. For CLEP exam hours please visit the testing center hours webpage and click your preferred testing location.


Additional Questions

I Have Already Taken the CLEP Exam.
How Can I Transfer My Test Scores to Seminole State?

You are responsible for making sure Seminole State has your CLEP scores.

  • CLEP scores must be sent by the College Board to be official. You may request your scores be sent to the instituion of your choice. Learn more about the process of retrieving your scores at the College Board's CLEP scores page.
Is There a Fee to Take the CLEP Exam?
  • The fee to take the CLEP exam is: $87*
  • The Seminole State registration fee is: $15*

* Prices are subject to change without notice.

How Can I Learn More about the CLEP Exam?

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