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CLEP Test Center

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows both traditional and non-traditional students to earn college credit by examination. It enables students to demonstrate the knowledge and mastery he or she has acquired through independent study, academic interests or on-the-job training. Five General Examinations cover course material usually required in the first two years of college. Twenty-four Subject Examinations cover material from a wide range of courses in the fields of Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Social Science, Mathematics, Science and Economics. When you earn qualifying scores on these examinations, as acceptable by Kutztown University, you can move beyond the introductory level coursework to more advanced courses.

The tests are administered by appointment via computer at Kutztown University in room 206 of the Stratton Administration Building.

Upcoming test dates in 2018 and early 2019 include:

  • November 1, 14 and 28
  • December 5 and 17
  • January 7 and 15

Additional dates will be posted. Testing dates are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited, so register early.

CLEP examinations require 90 minutes of test time plus approximately 30 minutes of preparation time.

Test fees are as follows:

  • $15 fee per test payable to "Kutztown University" at the time of registration (check or money order only).
  • $87 fee per test payable to CLEP through the My Account portal located at the College Board website at A voucher will be issued and is valid for six months from the date of purchase. Once you have purchased the exam, please send the $15 registration fee and registration form to Testing Services.
  • If you are a KU student, an additional $5 fee payable to "Kutztown University". Payment of the fee is due at the time of official KU notification.

A registration/admission form for KU can be downloaded by clicking here.

Send that form with your non-refundable $15 registration fee to:
Testing Services
Kutztown University
Room 201, Graduate Center
P.O. Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530

American Government POL 010 American Government
History of the US I: Early Colonizations to 1877 HIS 025 History of the US: The Formative Years 
                 and the Federal Republic
History of the US II: 1865 to the Present HIS 026 History of the US: The Emergence of
                Modern America
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature  ENG 010 Introduction to Literature
Calculus MAT 181 Calculus
College Algebra MAT 105 College Algebra   
College Level French Language FRE 101, 102 Elementary French I & II                 
FRE 103, 104 Intermediate French III & IV
College Level German Language GER 101, 102 Elementary German I & II
GER 103, 104 Intermediate German III & IV
College Level Spanish Language  SPA 101, 102 Elementary Spanish I & II
SPA 103, 104 Intermediate Spanish III & IV
College Mathematics MAT 017 Introduction to Mathematics 
Financial Accounting ACC 121 Financial Accounting
General Biology BIO 104, 105 Principles of Biology and Lab
General Chemistry CHM 100, 101 General Chemistry I & II and Labs
CHM 102, 103 
Human Growth and Development PSY 110 Child Psychology
Humanities Humanities Electives (6 SH)
Introductory Business Law BUS 131 Business Law I
Intro to Educational Psychology PSY 140 Educational Psychology
Introductory Psychology  PSY 011 General Psychology
Introductory Sociology SOC 010 Principles of Sociology
Natural Science Natural Science Electives (6 SH)
Precalculus MAT 115 Precalculus Mathematics
Principles of Macroeconomics  ECO 011 Principles of Macroeconomics 
Principles of Management  MGM 210 Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing  MKT 210 Principles of Marketing
Principles of Microeconomics ECO 012 Principles of Microeconomics
Social Sciences and History  Social Sciences Electives (6 SH)
Western Civilization I: 
  Ancient Near East to 1648
HIS 014 History of Civilization A
Western Civilization II:                                
    1648 to the Present
HIS 015 History of Civilization B

Please note that only passing scores earn full credit. Partial credit cannot be awarded for any CLEP exams.

  • For further information, contact Testing Services or learn more about CLEP here.

  • Kutztown University is a military friendly test center for CLEP. Military personnel (Active Duty and Reserve) should check out the CLEP website here or, for additional information, contact Testing Services.