CLEP College Level Examination Program

CLEP- the College Level Examination Program – created by the College Board- allows students to demonstrate college-level achievement through a series of exams in undergraduate college courses. There are currently 2,900 colleges that grant credit and/or advanced standing for CLEP exams. BMCC is an open testing center and administers all 33 computer-based exams in its secure testing laboratory. Exams are generally scheduled every Thursday at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Students must reserve their space ahead of time to guarantee a slot.

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  1. CLEP registration fee per exam is $40. Payment must be made by check, money order or credit card. IMPORTANT: CASH NOT ACCEPTED.
  2. Examinee will not be charged registration fees for rescheduling his/her exam the first time if rescheduled within 48 hours, examinee thereafter forfeits their registration and must re-register and pay the $40 registration fee.
  3. Examinee is required to bring in one form of non-expired Picture ID, 1 State Issued (Passport, Drivers/Non-Drivers ID) and 1 other form of Picture ID (College ID, Naturalization, etc).
  4. Must arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled time.

Policy for BMCC Students ONLY

BMCC students who obtain the credit-granting score required can earn the credits and course exemptions listed here.

CLEP requires a passing score of 50 for all exams.

For BMCC required scores, please click here

Preparing for the CLEP exam

CLEP GuideFor all of the latest study guides and information, visit the College Boards official CLEP PREP CENTER.


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