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The End of Paper-Based CLEPs

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If you are not aware of the College Level College Level Examination Program, better known as CLEP, you should know that the offers a series of examinations that test an individual’s college level knowledge gained through course work, independent study, cultural pursuits, travel, special interests, military service schools, and professional development. These tests can help servicemembers (and any college student) "test-out" of certain classes at over 2,900 colleges and universities nation wide.

The American Council on Education (ACE) evaluates the test and makes recommendations of a minimum score for awarding credit, however each school determines its own acceptable score and the amount of credit granted for each examination.

In July 2001, the College Board introduced a computer-based version of the CLEP tests at national test centers located at more than 1,800 locations worldwide, now all tests are administered via computer at special testing centers. You can search for your nearest location on the CLEP website.

Special accommodations may be made for persons with learning or physical disabilities that would prevent them from taking a CLEP exam under standard conditions including:

  • Zoom Text (screen magnification)
  • Modifiable screen colors
  • Use of a reader, amanuensis, or a sign language interpreter
  • Extended time
  • Untimed rest breaks.

 

 

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