College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Option for: Current students | High school students | International students | Military and veteran students | Transfer students
CLEP allows students to demonstrate prior learning and earn college credit. Exams are offered in the Testing Center to students of any age.
Credit you can earn
More information about the CLEP program is available at clep.collegeboard.org.
|Test subject||Score||Courses (credit hours)|
|American Government||56-62||Ohio Transfer Module Social Science (3)|
|American Government||63+||Political Science 1100 (3)|
|Analyzing and Interpreting Literature||59+||Comparative Studies 2101 (3)|
|Biology||50+||Biology 1101 (3)|
|Calculus||64+||Math 1151 (5)|
|Chemistry||50+||Ohio Transfer Module Natural Science without lab (3)|
|College Algebra||63+||Math 1148 (4)|
|College Composition||50+||Placement Exempt (0)|
|College Composition Modular||50+||Placement Exempt (0)|
|College Mathematics||63+||Ohio Transfer Module Stats and Logic Credit (3)|
|English Literature||63+||Ohio Transfer Module Arts and Humanities (3)|
|French||55-64||French 1101 (4); French 1102 (4)|
|French||65+||French 1101 (4); French 1102 (4); French 1103 (4)|
|German||59-66||German 1101 (4); German 1102 (4)|
|German||67+||German 1101 (4); German 1102 (4); German 1103 (4)|
|History of the US 1||61+||History 1151 (3)|
|History of the US II||57+||History 1152 (3)|
|Human Growth and Development||58+||Psych 3340 (3)|
|Humanities||55+||Comparative Studies 2101 (3)|
|Information Systems||50+||General education credit (3)|
|Introduction to Ed. Psychology||62+||Ohio Transfer Module Psychology, Social Science (3)|
|Introductory Business Law||57+||BusFin 3500 (1.5); BusFin 4510 (1.5)|
|Introductory Psychology||55+||Psychology 1100 (3)|
|Introductory Sociology||56+||Sociology 1101 (3)|
|Precalculus||61+||Math 1150 (5)|
|Principles Microeconomics||57+||Economics 2001.01 (3)|
|Principles Macroeconomics||56+||Economics 2002.01 (3)|
|Principles of Management||50+||General education credit (3)|
|Principles of Marketing||65+||Business Marketing Management 3250 (3)|
|Social Sciences and History||63+||Sociology 1101 (3)|
|Spanish||56-62||Spanish 1101 (4); Spanish 1102 (4)|
|Spanish||63-67||Spanish 1101 (4); Spanish 1102 (4); Spanish 1103 (4)|
|Spanish||68+||Spanish 1101 (4); Spanish 1102 (4); Spanish 1103 (4); Spanish 2202 (3)|
|Western Civilization I||55+||History 1211 (3)|
|Western Civilization II||54+||History 1212 (3)|
Take a CLEP exam at the Testing Center
- First, register with CLEP. An $93 exam fee is paid to CLEP when you register.
- Then, register online for CLEP exams at the Testing Center.
- An administration fee of $35 is paid during the registration process. Administration fees (not exam fees) are waived for active-duty and reserve military personnel.
Steps to get your scores sent and credit posted
To earn credit for CLEP scores request to have your official score report sent to recipient code #1592, The Ohio State University Testing Center, 585 Student Academic Services Building, 281 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210. Go to buckeyelink.osu.edu to view your credits, advising report and degree audit. For help, contact your academic advisor.
Credits not posted
First, verify on your CollegeBoard account that The Ohio State University (#1592) is listed as a score recipient. If not, contact CLEP at 866-630-9305 to have scores sent to Ohio State. If Ohio State is listed as a recipient institution, verify the accuracy of your information. If items are incomplete or inaccurate, your record may need to be updated — call the Testing Center at 614-292-2241. If Ohio State is listed as a recipient institution and all demographic information appears correct, bring the original copy of your CLEP scores report to the Testing Center for processing.