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:

CLEP tests are $114 per test ($89 for CLEP, plus site fee). To schedule a CLEP test at the Mount or if you have questions or need assistance, please call the Career and Experiential Education Center at (513) 244-4888 or email career.center@msj.edu. To schedule a CLEP test at any other location, please visit clep.collegeboard.org.

 

Additional CLEP Information

  • Traditional students are required to obtain permission from their academic advisors before registering for the exam.
  • All students are limited to one CLEP examination in their final semester at the Mount. The CLEP examination must be completed by the fifth week of a student’s final semester in their degree program.
  • CLEP’s policy requires that students who fail an examination wait a minimum of three months before repeating the exam.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact the Career Center:

CLEP Tests Accepted at the Mount

Department
Test Titles
Corresponding MSJ Course
Minimum Score
Credits Awarded
Core
Curriculum
Code
Biology
Biology
BIO 101
50
3
LAS
Business
Information Systems 
CIS 1XX
50
3
G
Business
Introductory Business Law
BUS 210 or LGS 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
CEP
Chemistry
Chemistry
CHE 1XX
50
3
LAS
English
American Literature
ENG 1XX
50
3
LAS
English
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature
ENG 1XX
50
3
LAS
English
College Composition
ENG 101
50
3
C
English
English Literature
ENG 1XX
50
3
CL
English
Humanities
HUM 1XX
50
3
LAS
Foreign Languages
French Language
HUM 1XX
50
51
3
6
LAS
Foreign Languages
German Language
HUM 1XX
50
51
3
6
LAS
Foreign Languages
Spanish Language
SPA 101
SPA 101 & 102
50
51
3
6
LAS
History 
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877
HIS 109
50
3
CH
History
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present
HIS 110
50
3
CH
History
Social Sciences & History
HIS 1XX
50
3
LAS
History
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
HIS 107
50
3
CH
History
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present
HIS 108
50
3
CH
Mathematics
Calculus
MTH 193
50
3
CMA
Mathematics
College Algebra
MTH 099
50
3
G
Mathematics
College Mathematics
MTH 098
50
3
G
Mathematics
Pre-Calculus
MTH 185
50
3
CMA
Natural Sciences
Natural Sciences
BIO 1XX
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 2XX
50
3
LAS
Psychology
Introductory Psychology
PSY 103
50
3
CEP
Sociology
Introductory Sociology
SOC 103
50
3
CS

 

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

  • C - Communication
  • CEP- ECO 212, PSY 103
  • CH - History
  • CL - Literature
  • CMA - Mathematics
  • CS - SOC 103
  • G - General Elective
  • LAS - Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Please Note: The list of exams changes periodically and fees for CLEP are subject to change.