The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of 34 examinations. Earn credit for knowledge you've acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.
DeVry University offers CLEP Examinations to DeVry and Non- DeVry students. We do not charge a fee for testing at DeVry University, The tester only pays the $72 CLEP exam fee.
How CLEP Helps You
- Save time. Depending on your college's CLEP policy, a satisfactory score on a CLEP exam can earn you from 3 to 12 college credits.
- Save money. The cost of a CLEP exam is $72, a fraction of the tuition and fees for the corresponding course.
- Make college more interesting. Skip general introductory courses and move on to more advanced classes, or explore new and challenging academic areas.
- Graduate on time. CLEP can help you to the finish line if you're a few credits shy of graduation
- Satisfy a proficiency requirement. Demonstrate your ability in college math or a foreign language.
How to Get Started
- Find out if your college accepts CLEP.
- Read descriptions of all 34 exams and decide which examination to take for college credit.
- Contact Anne-Marie Pierce or 703-414-4026 for more information and to schedule a CLEP examination.
Study Resources for CLEP
Free Online Resources Designed to Refresh Your Knowledge
First, read the CLEP exam description carefully, and match the knowledge and skills required to any free course or study content.
These resources, compiled by CLEP test development committee and staff members, may help you study for your exam. However, none of these sources are designed specifically to provide preparation for a CLEP exam. The College Board has no control over their content and cannot vouch for accuracy.
Online Education Database Library
This library links to open courseware, broadcast learning, educational video, archives, lecture webcasts and podcasts from a range of colleges, and scholarly journals. The site also features comprehensive reviews of online colleges and degree programs.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) OpenCourseWare
MIT offers 1,800 free lecture notes, exams, and videos in a variety of subjects, along with supplemental resources.
The University of California, Berkeley, presents free podcasts and webcasts of its current and archived courses.
Open Learning Initiative
Carnegie Mellon University provides free online courses and course material in modern biology, French, economics, chemistry, and other subjects.
The Annenberg Foundation's website for teacher professional development offers streaming video and course materials in a variety of subjects.
This site contains multimedia lessons and course materials.
Review textbook suggestions and additional free resources for each exam subject:
- Composition & Literature Resources
- Foreign Languages Resources
- History & Social Sciences Resources
- Science & Mathematics Resources
- Business Resources