College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the United States. It allows students to demonstrate the college-level knowledge they have gained through prior academic study, independent study, professional experience and/or cultural pursuits.

Students who successfully complete a CLEP exam may:

Students may take CLEP exams at more than 1,300 testing centers nationwide. Computerized test delivery allows students to take CLEP exams on demand, when they are ready. It also provides instant scoring.

Carroll University grants credits to students who have achieved a qualifying score on specific CLEP examinations. A maximum of 48 credits of CLEP may be awarded. Credits earned through CLEP may be used for major, minor, core, and liberal studies requirements, or general electives toward graduation.

Testing Information

Information regarding CLEP Examinations, registration materials, testing centers, test dates and examination fees is available at collegeboard.com/clep.

Test Score Reports

The Carroll University institutional code number is 1101. Test Score reports should be sent directly from the testing service to:

Carroll University
Office of the Registrar
100 N. East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 262.524.7208.

CLEP Examinations

Download a printable CLEP Examination List

Business

Examination
Score
Credit
Equivalent
Examination: Financial Accounting
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Accounting 205
Examination: Information Systems & Computer Applications
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Computer Science 107 & 109
Examination: Introductory Business Law
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Business 303
Examination: Principles of Management
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Business 302
Examination: Principles of Marketing
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Business 301

Composition and Literature

Examination
Score
Credit
Equivalent
Examination: American Literature
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: English 242 & 243
Examination: Analyzing & Interpreting Literature
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective
Examination: English Literature
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective
Examination: Humanities
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective (H1)

History and Social Sciences

Examination
Score
Credit
Equivalent
Examination: American Government
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Politics 141
Examination: History of US I: Early Colonization to 1877
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: History 105
Examination: History of US II: 1865 to Present
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: History 106
Examination: Human Growth & Development
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Psychology 221
Examination: Introduction to Education Psychology
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Education 203
Examination: Introduction to Psychology
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Psychology 101
Examination: Introduction to Sociology
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Sociology 101
Examination: Principles of Macroeconomics
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Economics 125
Examination: Principles of Microeconomics
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Economics 124
Examination: Social Sciences & History
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective (S1)
Examination: Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: History 103
Examination: Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: History 104

Science and Mathematics

Examination
Score
Credit
Equivalent
Examination: Biology
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective Credit
Examination: Calculus
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Mathematics 140
Examination: Chemistry
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective Credit
Examination: College Algebra
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Mathematics 101
Examination: College Mathematics
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: MAT106
Examination: Pre-Calculus
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Mathematics 130
Examination: Natural Sciences
Score: 50
Credit: 4
Equivalent: Elective Credit
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