Can I take the CLEP exam at home?

Can I take the CLEP exam at home?

The CLEP is only an exam that tests your knowledge in a particular subject area, not a form of instruction, so you are on your own as you prepare. With StraighterLine, you set your own schedule. You can even choose to take a proctored exam online, on your schedule.

What do I need to bring to my CLEP exam?

You must bring a valid, government-issued ID, with a signature and picture, to the test center in order to take a CLEP exam. For more information on what types of ID are acceptable, check out the Taking the Test page.

Can you take a CLEP exam at any time?

CLEP exams are offered year-round at more than 2,000 CLEP test centers across the country. Students receive their CLEP exam scores immediately after completing the exam (except for College Composition and Spanish with Writing). More than 2,900 U.S. colleges and universities grant credit for CLEP.

Do CLEP exams affect GPA?

CLEP exams have no effect on your grade point average—all they do is allow you to receive course credit. The score itself will not affect your GPA—which will probably make you feel a little less stressed when test time comes around.

How much does CLEP exam cost?

Select from the list of 34 CLEP exams below. Each exam costs $89.

Can you get a degree with CLEP?

CLEP itself does not offer degrees – once you get to 120 credits, you’ll have to transfer them to an accredited college or university to be awarded a degree.

How hard is the CLEP exam?

Generally, only 50 out of 80 is needed to pass a CLEP exam, which comes out to a grade of 63%. The catch is that a CLEP test will appear as a “P” for “pass” on your transcript whether you get a 50 or an 80. Since CLEP exams cover such a broad range of concepts, you are not expected to pass with flying colors.

Does Harvard accept CLEP credit?

Credit by examination We accept a maximum of 16 credits, combined, for coursework completed by an examination, such as the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), or professional training approved by the American Council on Education (ACE). Harvard Extension School does not accept all ACE-approved credit.

Does Yale accept CLEP?

Yale will not accept college credit for courses taken during high school, college credits awarded for Advanced Placement Tests, correspondence courses or the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests. Credits for non-Yale online courses may be eligible for Yale credit under limited conditions.

Which colleges take CLEP?

Here are 10 name brand colleges that accept CLEP college credit:University of Massachusetts. University of Central Florida. Texas A&M University. University of Arizona. Michigan State University. University of Kentucky. University of San Diego. Colorado State University.

Who is responsible for CLEP?

Because the exams are funded by the United States government through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), you could save hundreds or even thousands of dollars toward your degree. Exams are administered at over 2,000 colleges across the country and at on-base testing centers worldwide.

How do I take CLEP exams?

Below are steps on how to earn college credit through CLEP.Step 1: Check your college’s CLEP credit policy. Step 2: Register and pay for your exam on the CLEP website. Step 3: Contact a CLEP test center to schedule your exam. Step 4: Prepare for your exam using free and low-cost study resources. Step 5: Take your exam.