(CLEP) is a national program offering a variety of standardized tests to earn college credit.

CLEP (College Level Examination Program)

  • The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a national program, developed and administered by the College Board, offering a series of standardized tests to earn college credit. 
  • The Mount accepts 32 CLEP tests in a variety of subjects for credit.  For a description of tests and study information, please visit CLEP’s website
  • The Mount is an open testing center and welcomes all students who wish to take a CLEP test and send their score to another college/university. 

Registration and Fees:

Due to the transition to CLEP's new internet format, CLEP testing is not currently available at the Mount. The Mount's policy on CLEP testing has not changed. Any Mount student wishing to take a CLEP test may do so at any of CLEP's open testing centers and have the score sent to the Mount.

The cost to take a CLEP test at the Mount is $105.00.  CLEP charges $80.00 per test and the Mount’s registration fee is $25.00 per test.  CLEP tests are scheduled Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm subject to the proctor’s availability.  To schedule a CLEP test at the Mount, please call the Mount's Career and Experiential Education Center at (513) 244-4888.

Contact Information

For more information, please e-mail Julie Keller; PLA Coordinator:

CLEP Tests Accepted at the Mount

Department Test Titles Corresponding MSJ Course Minimum Score Credits Awarded Core Curriculum Codes
Biology Biology BIO 101 50 3 LAS
Business Information Systems & Computer Applications CIS 000 50 3 G
Business Introductory Business Law BUS 210 50 3 G
Business Financial Accounting ACC 213 50 3 G
Business Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 211 50 3 S
Business Principles of Management MGT 300 50 3 G
Business Principles of Marketing MKT 300 50 3 G
Business Principles of Microeconomics ECO 212 50 3 S
Chemistry Chemistry CHE 000 50 3 LAS
English American Literature ENG 000 50 3 LAS
English Analyzing & Interpreting Literature ENG 000 50 3 LAS
English College Composition ENG 101 50 3 C
English English Literature ENG 000 50 3 L
Humanities Humanities HUM 000 50 3 LAS
Foreign Languages French Language FRE 101 50 3 LAS
Foreign Languages French Language FRE 101 & 102 51 6 LAS
Foreign Languages German Language GER 101 50 3 LAS
Foreign Languages German Language GER 101 & 102 51 6 LAS
Foreign Languages Spanish Language SPA 101 50 3 LAS
Foreign Languages Spanish Language SPA 101 & 102 51 6 LAS
History History of the U.S. I HIS 109 50 3 H
History History of the U.S. II HIS 110 50 3 H
History Social Sciences & History HUM 000 50 3 LAS
History Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 HIS 000 50 3 H
History Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present HIS 000 50 3 H
Mathematics Calculus MTH 191 50 3 MA
Mathematics College Algebra MTH 099 50 3 G
Mathematics College Mathematics MTH 000 50 3 G
Mathematics Pre-Calculus MTH 185 50 3 MA
Natural Sciences Natural Sciences BIO 000 50 3 LAS
Political Science American Government PSC 201 50 3 S
Psychology Human Growth Development PSY 204 50 3 S
Psychology Human Growth Development PSY 204 58 4 S
Psychology Introduction to Educational Psychology PSY 350 50 3 LAS
Psychology Introductory Psychology PSY 103 50 3 S
Sociology Introductory Sociology SOC 103 50 3 S

 

These codes indicate which Core Curriculum requirements are fulfilled with a passing test score:

  • G: General Elective
  • L: Literature
  • H: History
  • MA: Mathematics
  • H: History
  • LAS: Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • S: Social Sciences: Economics, Psychology, Sociology

Please Note: The list of exams changes periodically. Fees for CLEP, department exams, and portfolio evaluation are subject to change.

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