Academic Testing Center

Academic Testing Center

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP is a national testing program of credit by examination by the College Entrance Board that offers you the opportunity to obtain recognition for college level achievement. CLEP exams allow people who have acquired comprehension subject knowledge through independent or prior study, on the-job training, or cultural pursuits to show that they have mastered college-level material.

The CLEP is a computer-based exam and scores will be received as soon as the testing session is completed. The length of exam is approximately 90 minutes. Examinees will receive immediate score reports for all exams except English Composition with Essay. Please consult your advisor for the requested test to verify credit. Official scores will be sent approximately 2-3 weeks after the test date. CLEP registration can be accepted until the date before the exam pending availability. Examinees must present 2 forms of ID to be admitted to test. Acceptable forms of ID include a state ID, state issued driver’s license, military ID, passport, and student ID.

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Subject Exams Offered at our Testing Center

College board offers 33 Exams.

Our Testing Center administers all the exams except College Composition & College Composition Modular. Currently, TAMUK accepts the following CLEP exams for college credit. Please check back for more updates.

History & Social Sciences

History & Social Sciences
Subject Score Credit
SOCIO 1301-Intro to Sociology 50 3
PSYC 2301- Psychology 50 3
POLS 2301- American Government 63 3
HIST 1301-History of the US I 56 3
HIST 1302-History of the US II 57 3

Science & Maths

Subject Score Credit
MATH 1314-College Algebra 50 3
MATH1334-College Mathematics 50 3
MATH 1348-Pre Calculus 50 3
MATH 2413-Calculus 50 4
Chemistry 1311 & 1312 50 6
*Lab not included/Students have to take lab 1111 &1112
Biology 1306 & 1307
*Lab not included/Students have to take lab 1106&1107
50 6


Subject Score Credit
ACT 2301-Principles of Accounting 1 50 3
ECON-Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3
MKTG 3324-Principles of Marketing 50 3
MGMT 3322-Principles of Management 50 3

Foreign Language

Foreign Language
Subject Score Credit

Test Fees

  • A non-refundable administration fee of $30.00 is required by the Academic Testing Center when scheduling your exam. The fee is payable online.
  • As of July 1, 2019, College Board requires that Test-Takers create a profile and pay the $90.00 exam fee online prior to taking the scheduled CLEP exam at your selected testing center.  Please visit and click on My Account to create a profile and pay the exam fee.  Please bring the registration ticket with you the day of the exam.

NOTE: The Academic Testing Center is only responsible for administering the exam and is not responsible for verifying scores. Credit is awarded through appropriate departments. See the current TAMUK catalog. Save time. Save Money. Take CLEP.

How CLEP helps you:

Save time:

Depending on your college’s CLEP policy, a satisfactory score on each CLEP exam can earn you from 3 to 12 college credits.

Save money:

The cost of a CLEP exam is $90, a fraction of the tuition and fees for the corresponding course.

Graduate on time:

CLEP can help you to the finish line if you are a few credits shy of graduation.

Meet proficiency requirements:

Demonstrate your ability in college math or a foreign language with CLEP.

Avoid repeating material:

Skip general introductory courses and move on to more advanced classes, or explore new and challenging academic areas.

Military/Veterans-DANTES Funded CLEP Exams

Click here to see who Is Eligible for DANTES-Funded CLEP Exams.

Test preparation from the source!

Visit the CLEP Website to order study materials that contain descriptions of the exams, sample questions and answers, test-taking tips, and more.

*CLEP Official Study Guide - contains study materials for all 34 exams.

*Individual exam guides

Downloadable study materials for single exams.