Test Description

The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) helps you receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course.

The University of Arkansas does not allow credit for all CLEP tests. Check the current Catalog of Studies for a complete list of accepted exams.


Each CLEP exam is a total of $128

  • $35 is paid to the University of Arkansas when you reserve a seat with Testing Services. Schedule Your CLEP Exam.
    • This fee is not refundable and the appointment cannot be rescheduled.
  •  $93 is paid to CLEP when you select your exam. Select your CLEP Exam.
    • CLEP will send your a ticket number which you will need to bring on the day of your exam.
    • CLEP tickets are valid for six months. Your College Board account will show the exact expiration date.

Scores from your CLEP exam can be sent to one institution for free. You can select your preferred college when you pay the exam fee online. Additional transcripts can be purchased from CLEP through your CollegeBoard account.

ID Requirement

Identification, such as a driver's license, passport, or other government-issued identification that includes your photograph and signature. You will be asked to show this identification to be admitted to the testing area. The last name on your ID must match the name on your registration ticket.

Visit the What to Bring on Test Day page on the CollegeBoard website for all ID requirements.

Test Preparation

Please visit the official CLEP website for test preparation information.

Military Benefits

Military personnel may be eligible for free exams. visit the official CLEP website   for more information.