The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a national program of credit by examination that gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know. Whether you are just entering college and hoping to accelerate your studies, a part-time student concerned with the fastest route to a degree or a working adult thinking about beginning or resuming college, CLEP can help you:
CLEP examinations are computer-based, approximately 90 minutes in length and score reports are available immediately after testing. More than five million people have used CLEP and 2,900 colleges and universities in the United States will recognize credit earned through CLEP.
To assist military personnel in meeting their educational goals, the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTE'S) funds CLEP exams for eligible military service members and eligible civilian employees. To learn more visit: www.collegeboard.com/clep
3) Register for exam at https://clepportal.collegeboard.org/myaccount
**NOTE: If you have a documented disability, contact (815) 921-2385 to discuss testing accommodations with Testing Center staff prior to scheduling your CLEP exam.
Note: If you have taken a foreign language in high school within the past three years, yet don't feel prepared to take a CLEP exam, visit the RVC Catalog to help determine which level of foreign language study is appropriate for you.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, all CLEP dates have been cancelled. New dates will be established once it is safe to do so.
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Phone: (815) 921-2385
Fax: (815) 921-2389
CLEP At-A-Glance Sheets are available for each exam. Each provide a Description of the Exam, outline the Knowledge and Skills required, and include Some Sample Test Questions and Study Resources.
Composition and Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
History and Social Sciences
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Social Sciences and History
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present
Science And Mathematics
Introductory Business Law
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing