College Level Exam Program (CLEP) Exams
College Level Exam Program Exams
The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) includes nationally normed examinations. CLEP offers subject matter examinations and general examinations.
Eligibility for CLEP
CLEP subject or general examinations may be taken by students applying for undergraduate study. If an individual passes a CLEP examination, ACHS accepts the amount of credit indicated in the table below. If you do not see your exam listed, please contact the ACHS Registrar’s Office at (800) 487-8839 for more information. To be eligible for transfer of credit, the student must be granted admission if a new applicant or already enrolled in ACHS courses.
Earning Credits with CLEP
Students who have taken CLEP examinations and passed with scores at or above the minimum accepted by ACHS may be eligible transfer this credit to ACHS provided the institution has approved the examinations for credit as detailed below, and the student is able to provide an official CLEP transcript.
Students may request an official CLEP transcript be sent to the ACHS Registrar’s Office. Transcripts can be obtained by downloading the transcript request form online here.
Official CLEP transcripts should be sent to the following address or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org:
5005 S. Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
Where to Apply for CLEP Exams
ACHS does not offer CLEP testing on-campus. Students should contact http://clep.collegeboard.org/ for information about testing center locations, registration and test taking.
Fees for CLEP exams are set by the national Educational Testing Services and are subject to change. All exams are computerized.
CLEP Examinations Approved at ACHS
|Biology – 6 credits||3 credits for BIO 111||Passing score: 50|
|Chemistry – 6 credits||3 credits for CHEM 120||Passing score: 50|
|College Algebra – 3 credits||3 credits for MTH 201||Passing score: 50|
|College Composition – 6 credits||3 credits for ENG 101||Passing score: 50|
|College Math – 3 credits||3 credits for MTH 101||Passing score: 50|
|History of the United States I – 3 credits||3 credits for HIST 201||Passing score: 50|
|Introductory Psychology – 3 credits||3 credits for PSY 101||Passing score: 50|
|Introductory Sociology – 3 credits||3 credits for SOC 101||Passing score: 50|
|Principles of Marketing – 3 credits||3 credits for BUS 390||Passing score: 50*|
*Review by Business Dean for acceptance