CLEP (College Level Examination Program)

The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) offers you the opportunity to receive college credit while saving time and money. Depending on your University, examinees are able to earn qualifying scores on up to 33 introductory-level college subject examinations. CLEP exams are approximately 90 minute exams, which cost $87 each. 

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a computerized exam that is offered on a walk-in basis and is administered in room 111 of the Brister Hall/ Wilder Tower complex. The CLEP administration fee is $25.00 and is offered between the hours of 8:30 am – 1:00 pm on the dates specified below (unless otherwise specified on the calendar).  

CLEP Registration Procedures: 

  • Create your personal account and pay the $87.00 exam fee through the CLEP My Account registration portal.  The registration platform will allow you to register for a CLEP exam 24/7, manage your personal information any time prior to taking the exam, select your score recipient institution, and purchase study materials.

  • Submit $25 registration fee through our convenient online payment system (Note: Exam fees must be paid through the online payment system).

  • Prepare for exam (center recommendations): Modern States (Free Prep Service), InstantCert, Research Education Association and Petersons.

  • On the day of test, please report to Brister Hall Room 111 between the hours of 8:30 am - 1:00 pm:

    • Have your PRINTED UofM payment receipt (without a printed proof of payment, examinees will not be admitted into the exam and all applicable fees will be forfeited.)

    • Have your PRINTED "CLEP Registration Ticket" (provided by CLEP)

    • One form of ID:
      • Valid government-issued with name, photo and signature
      • Home-schooled or under 21 with no valid government-issued ID, please provide College Board ID Form (found on CLEP website) 
  • CLEP score reports will be available immediately following the exam (exception: Exams that include an essay portion)

  • To view all dates: Mobile phone must be in horizontal position OR access from a laptop or computer

Exam Schedule

August 2018 September 2018 October 2018
Thur. 8/2 Tue. 9/18 Mon. 10/15
Thur. 8/9 Fri. 9/21 Wed. 10/17
Tue. 8/14 Mon. 9/24 Tue. 10/23
Wed. 8/22 Wed. 9/26 Thur. 10/25
Wed. 8/29 na Mon. 10/29
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NOTE: Each institution of higher education will have individual requirements that can be attained by contacting the particular school.  The chart below is a reference for those submitting CLEP scores to the University of Memphis.

CLEP EXAMINATION "UofM COURSE" EQUIVALENT
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT POLS 1030
AMERICAN LITERATURE ENGL 2110
ANALYZING & INTERPRETING LITERATURE GENERAL EDUCATION LITERATURE (NON-ENGLISH MAJORS ONLY)
BIOLOGY BIOL 1010, 1011 & 1020, 1021 
CALCULUS MATH 1910
CHEMISTRY CHEM 1010, 1011 & 1020, 1021
COLLEGE ALGEBRA MATH 1710
COLLEGE COMPOSITION MODULAR (ESSAY REQUIRED/ $10) ENGL 1010 (SCORE = 50) ENGL 1010 & 1020 (SCORE = 65+)
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS UNASSIGNED CREDIT, 3 Hours
ENGLISH LITERATURE ENGL 2210
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ACCT 2010
FRENCH LANGUAGE, LEVEL 1 (SCORE = 50-58) FREN 1010 & FREN 1020 (6 HOURS)
FRENCH LANGUAGE, LEVEL II (SCORE = 59+) FREN 1010, 1020, 2010, & 2020 (12 CREDIT HOURS)
GERMAN LANGUAGE, LEVEL 1 (50-59) GERM 1010 & GERM 1020 (6 HOURS)
GERMAN LANGUAGE, LEVEL II (60+) GERM 1010, 1020, 2010, & 2020 (12 CREDIT HOURS)
HISTORY OF THE US I (ESSAY REQUIRED/ $10) HIST 2010
HISTORY OF THE US II (ESSAY REQUIRED/ $10) HIST 2020
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT EDPR/CSED 3302 
HUMANITIES General Education Humanities, 3 Hours
INFO. SYSTEMS & COMP. APP INFS 1010
INTRO. TO EDU. PSYCHOLOGY UNASSIGNED CREDIT, 3 Hours
INTRO. TO BUSINESS LAW ACCT 3011
INTRO. TO PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 1030 
INTRO. TO SOCIOLOGY SOCI 1010
NATURAL SCIENCES UNASSIGNED CREDIT, 6 Hours 
PRE-CALCULUS  UNASSIGNED CREDIT, 3 Hours
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS ECON 2010
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT MGMT 3110
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING MKTG 3010 
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS  ECON 2020
SOCIAL SCIENCES & HISTORY UNASSIGNED CREDIT, 6 HOURS
SPANISH LANGUAGE, LEVEL 1 (SCORE = 50-62) SPAN 1010 & SPAN 1020 (6 HOURS)
SPANISH LANGUAGE, LEVEL II (SCORE = 63+) SPAN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020 (12 CREDIT HOURS)
WESTERN CIVILIZATION I General Education History, 3 Hours
WESTERN CIVILIZATION II General Education History, 3 Hours