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About CLEP

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a series of computer-based exams that allow individuals to demonstrate learning and earn college credit for that knowledge. CLEP has more information about the tests as well as practice tests.

Effective July 1, 2017, the CLEP exam fee will be $85. Test takers who purchase their registration tickets on or after that date will be charged the new fee. Registration tickets purchased prior to that date will still be valid until their stated expiration dates.

Prepayment Policy: CLEP requires candidates to prepay the $85 CLEP fee. See the CLEP website and How to Register and Register online below.

At UNCW the various CLEP examinations, required minimum scores, UNC Wilmington course equivalents, and credit awarded are listed at the UNCW Office of the Registar. Contact your school for their CLEP policies.

Test Time: please allow approximately 2 hours. Scratch paper and pencils are provided to each tester as well as a secure locker to store personal items..

One Valid ID Form Required: primay ID includes driver's license, or passport, or military ID that must be presented at the time of testing. The last name on the primary ID must match the name on the registration ticket. Military test-takers must bring a military ID and Social Security Card.

How to Register

Register online: CLEP Registration.

Please note that the CLEP fee ($85) must be paid online at the CLEP Website PRIOR to making the testing appointment. Upon payment CLEP will issue a voucher number that the candidate must bring to the testing center on the day of the test.

Dates and Times Offered

CLEP Tests are offered Monday through Friday. Friday afternoon appointments are not available from the first week in May to the first week in August.

Cost, Refunds, and Reschedule Policy

The UNCW $28.50 fee is paid when the appointment is made online.

The CLEP $85 fee is paid prior to the scheduled test date. The $85 payment must be made online at the CLEP website.

No refunds will be given.

RESCHEDULE. For online registrants: at least 24 hours prior to your appointment, you can reschedule at Candidates can only reschedule once. Click on: My Registrations. Enter your email address. Reschedule your appointment.

Also you can reschedule your appointment by calling University Testing Services at 910-962-7444 at least one business day in advance. Rescheduling is not permitted on the day of the test.