What is CLEP?

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is an exam that gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on an exam.

Who is eligible to take the CLEP?

Anyone with acquired knowledge through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.

How much does the exam cost?

The CLEP test fee is $80. This fee is paid to CLEP while registering for the test on the CollegeBoard website. A CLEP test service fee of $25 is due at the Cashier's Office window in State Hall (1st floor) for examinees not currently enrolled on any of our ASU-Beebe campuses.

When is the exam offered?

Examinees must call (501) 882-8812 to inquire about a CLEP exam schedule. In the event of inclement weather, such as snow, freezing rain, or sleet that may make travel on roads hazardous, examinees are advised to check the ASU-Beebe website at, or tune in to the following media stations for early notifications: Searcy's KWCK (99.9), KSMD (99.1), or KEAZ (100.7); Batesville's KWOZ (103.3); and TV Channels 4, 7, or 11.

How can I register for this exam?

Examinees must complete a CLEP registration form by going to College Board or visiting the Testing Center (Owen Center Room 146) prior to testing.

What time should I arrive to the testing location?

Students should arrive 15 minutes early for the exam. The test will begin promptly at the scheduled time.

What is the test center code?

The CLEP center number/college code is needed in completing the registration form. Our code is 6026.

Can I transfer my CLEP credits to another school?

Each school has their own policy regarding CLEP credit. It is your responsibility to contact the receiving institution's Registrar Office or Testing Center for that information.

How can I prepare for this exam?

Test prep information can be found at:

How long is the exam?

Each CLEP exam is approximate 90 minutes.

What should I bring the day of the test?

On the day of the test, bring your paid receipt from State Hall, your registration printout from CLEP, and an acceptable form of ID that matches the information on the registration printout. For a list of acceptable forms of ID, refer to: If you do not present the test administrator with these three things, you cannot take the test.

Can I use a calculator?

No. Calculators are not allowed on this exam.

When will I receive my scores?

It takes approximately 2-3 weeks for your score to get to your institution. However, you will receive your score report after you complete your exam.

What is the re-test policy?


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