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College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

This CLEP program allows students to demonstrate their mastery of introductory college-level material and earn college credit. Students can earn credit for what they already know.

Registration Information

CLEP offers 33 exams in five subject areas, covering material taught in courses that you may generally take in your first two years of college. By passing a CLEP exam, you can earn 3 or more college credits. Exams cost $87.

You can purchase a CLEP exam at clep.colllegeboard.org once you have purchased your exam, you can reserve a seat to test at registerblast.com/cuny/exam  you will be required to pay an administrative fee of $28.50. Students must have state-issued picture identification and their printed CLEP ticket when they arrive to take the test.