College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
GENERAL INFORMATION: CLEP is a 90 minute computer-based exam. On test day, a total of two hours will be required for the exam administration and registration process. Each CLEP exam is $80 (price increased July 1, 2012), payable on test day to CLEP via credit card*. A $25 non-refundable pre-registration fee payable to UTC is required prior to scheduling a CLEP exam. There is an additional $10 fee if you need to take the essay portion of American Literature, Analyzing and Interpreting Literature, English Literature, or College Composition Modular.
TEST DATES: CLEP exams will be administered by appointment only at UTC in Hooper Hall Room 205 on Wednesday afternoons at 2:00. Click HERE for a map of campus.
- Completely fill out the registration form and indicate which CLEP test you will be taking on test day. IF YOU NEED TO TAKE THE OPTIONAL ESSAY PORTION OF ANY EXAM, PLEASE NOTE THIS ON YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL $10 FEE PER ESSAY. THE ESSAYS HAVE TO BE ORDERED AND TAKE AT LEAST ONE WEEK TO ARRIVE. Click HERE for registration form.
- Mail the registration form and check or money order (payable to UTC) in the amount of $25.00 (non-refundable) to the address on the registration form. Once your registration form and non-refundable fee are received, you will receive a phone call or email from the testing office to schedule a testing date. Once a test date is scheduled, a receipt confirmation and driving directions will be mailed to you. Please note, if you need to reschedule for any reason, including arriving too late for your scheduled test or arriving without ID or test fee, you must pay a $25 rescheduling fee.
3. You must have the following items with you on the day of the test:
- Credit card for CLEP test fee
- Picture identification
TEST RESULTS: At the completion of the test, you will receive a copy of your exam results (unless you are taking an essay exam). An official score will be mailed to the institution that you designated within 10 days of the test administration.
To learn more about CLEP testing or purchase a study guide, please visit CLEP's web
site at www.collegeboard.com/clep.
*Please note: CLEP prefers payment by credit card.