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 via credit card at the time you register for your test on the CLEP website.  A $25 non-refundable registration fee, payable by check (to UTC) or cash is required on the day that you take your  CLEP exam. 

An equavalency chart for credit awarded for CLEP exams at UTC may be found HERE.

TEST DATES:  CLEP exams will be administered by appointment only at UTC in Hooper Hall Room 205.  Click HERE for a map of campus.


  1. Create your account with CLEP using the following link: Account Signup.
  2. Once you have created your account and paid the $80 testing fee, please call (423-425-5305) or email UTC's Testing Center ( to schedule your test.  You must have a voucher number from CLEP in order to schedule your test.  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:

    • $25 non-refundable registration fee, payable by check (to UTC) or cash
    • 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