What Is CLEP?

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. You can earn credit for knowledge you've acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.

Valid Photo ID is required for all testing.

Important Note to Testing Candidates

Although College of the Mainland administers all CLEP exams, College of the Mainland does not accept/award credit for all CLEP exams. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that the school the CLEP scores will be sent to awards credit for the CLEP exam.

Register for CLEP

  1. Go to http://clep.collegeboard.org/register/exam and create an account to purchase a voucher.
  2. Schedule an exam time: Book Online Now
  3. A valid/current picture ID is required for all exams, your CLEP admission ticket includes identification requirements.
  4. $29 Proctor Fee is due when an appointment is made online. (Fee is waived for COM students and Military).

CLEP Exams accepted at College of the Mainland

Download the COM CLEP Flyer

  • COM will award up to 24 credits through CLEP Exams
  • Student must have 6 hours on a transcript at COM before CLEP credits are awarded on transcript.

Additional Information

For more information about the CLEP test, visit the following website, https://clep.collegeboard.org/

For special accommodations, visit CLEP at https://clep.collegeboard.org/register-for-an-exam/request-accommodations

Study Information