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.
  • Credit is awarded in accordance with recommendations established by the statewide Articulation Coordinating Committee (ACC).

CLEP Exam Scores

CLEP Exam Scoring Guide
ExaminationScoreSemester HoursCourse Equivalent
Algebra, College503MAC 1105
American Government503POS 2041
American Literature503AML 1000.  Elective Credit. 
Analyzing and Interpreting LiteratureN/AN/ANo equivalent
Biology, General503BSC 1005 (no lab credit)
Business Law, Introduction to503BUL 2241
Calculus503MAC 2233
Chemistry, General503CHM 1020 (no lab credit)
College Composition506ENC 1101 and ENC 1102
College Composition Modular (no Essay)503ENC 1101
Educational Psychology, Introduction to503EDF 2002
English Literature503ENL 1000
Financial Accounting503ACG 1001
French, Language504FRE 1120
598FRE 1120 or FRE 1121
German, Language503GER 1120
606GER 1120 or GER 1121
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877503AMH 2010
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to Present503AMH 2020
Human Growth and Development503DEP 2004
Humanities503HUM 1235
Information Systems and Computer Applications503CGS 1077
Macroeconomics, Principles of503ECO 2013
Management, Principles of503MAN 2021
Marketing, Principles of503MAR 2011
Mathematics, College503MGF 1106 or MGF 1107
Microeconomics, Principles of503ECO 2023
Natural ScienceN/AN/ANo equivalent
Precalculus503MAC 1140
Psychology, Introductory503PSY 2012
Social Sciences and HistoryN/AN/ANo equivalent
Sociology, Introductory503SYG 2000
Spanish, Language504SPN 1120
638SPN 1120 and SPN 1121
Spanish with Writing658SPN 1120 and SPN 1121. No literature credit.
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648503EUH 2000
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present503EUH 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

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.
  • The fee to take the CLEP exam is: $90*
  • The Seminole State registration fee is: $15*

* Prices are subject to change without notice. The fee will increase to $93 on July 1, 2023. 

For more information about the CLEP exam:

The enclosed list includes all the current locations available in Florida.


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