The CLEP program provides the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through exams in undergraduate college courses. There are 2,900 colleges that grant credit and/or advanced standing for CLEP.  The exams are computer-based exams that permit immediate scoring. Please check with your institution to determine their requirements for a passing score. 

Learn More: To learn more about CLEP exams and to register visit

SOU Students: To learn more about SOU's policies regarding the acceptance of CLEP credits, click here. Note: you will need to scroll down to see the CLEP information.

Testing in the Higher Education Center is closed so if you would like to take a CLEP test, you will need to find another testing center.   

CLEP Test Preparation: The CLEP Official Study Guide, 23rd Edition, is the only study guide that contains sample questions and answers for all 33 exams. You may purchase the study guide online at If you're taking just one or two CLEP exams, you'll save money by purchasing an Individual Subject Guide for $10 in a downloadable PDF format.

Other CLEP Study Resources:

  • InstantCert Academy
  • REA Online
  • (Search CLEP and Study Guides)
  • 4Tests