Costs: $100 per exam
broken into two payments:
Payment 1: $20 per exam
(nonrefundable registration fee made payable to Georgia Southern University)
Payment 2: $80 per exam (made payable to CLEP on day of exam)(effective July 1, 2012)
The College-Level Examination Program® or
CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate
college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college
courses. There are 2,900 colleges that grant credit and/or advanced standing
for CLEP exams. CLEP is a computer-based testing (CBT)
Georgia Southern University does not grant
credit for all CLEP exams offered. The Georgia Southern University Registrar’s Office establishes eligibility
in conjunction with the academic department. The Registrar's Office is
responsible for awarding credit under their policies. To view which CLEP exams are accepted by
Georgia Southern University, please
To see a
list of all the CLEP Exams offered see the
College Board Website
Policies are different for each institutions, candidates should verify which
exams are accepted at their institutions and policies regarding the number of
hours allowed to transfer.
Georgia Southern University will grant up to 30 semester hours of general education credit to those students who obtain the minimum
CLEP scores defined by university policy (see
Credit will not be awarded if the student has previously registered for a
similar course or a more advanced course in the same field, or if six months
have not elapsed since last taking the exam. Georgia Southern students
are encouraged to speak with a representative from the Registrar's
Office prior to taking an exam if you are a transfer student or had previous
enrolled in class but dropped the class prior to receiving grade to ensure
Georgia Southern will accept the exam. It is the students'
responsibility to contact the Registrar's Office. The Registrar's
Office is located on the 3rd floor of the Rosenwald building and the phone
number is 912.478.5152.
Scores are reported to the designated institutions within 2 - 3 weeks of
testing. Candidates must wait a minimum of six months to retake a CLEP
STEP 1: Select the CLEP Exam(s) you
would like to take. Make sure the tests are eligible for credit at the
institution you are attending or will attend. Georgia Southern
University does not grant credit to students who had previous attempted the
course and withdrew or completed, or a similar course at the same level or a
more advance course. For a list of CLEP Exams Georgia Southern
University accepts, please
STEP 2: Obtain a copy of the CLEP
Registration Form from the link that follows or from the Office of Testing
Services. Complete the form.
CLEP Registration From
STEP 3: Return the completed registration form to the Office of Testing Services to Cone Hall Room 2031, and include payment of $20 per exam (nonrefundable registration fee). Only checks, money orders, and cashiers checks are accepted. Checks should be made payable to Georgia Southern University. An exam reservation will not be made for you till the registration fee is received by the Office of Testing Services at least one week prior to the date you would like to take the exam.
STEP 4: Prepare for the exam.
STEP 5: You will receive a confirmation e-mail of your registration date, time, and location. Reservations will be based on the preferences indicated on your registration form.
STEP 6: Show up, on time. Bring a payment of $80 per exam (examination fee). You must pay for the exam on the exam day with a valid credit card or check or money order payable to College-Level Examination Program. DO NOT combine fees for multiple tests. A separate payment must be made for each exam.
To prepare for the CLEP Exam, you can
purchase study guides at bookstores or through the College Board web site at
A full description of are available at the College Board site at
In addition to these website here are some additional websites supplied by other students who took the CLEP exams. The Office of Testing Services does not endorse these websites but provides them as a resource. Additional test preparation materials can be found through a search engine.
CLEP exams will be administered
at the Office of Testing Services in Cone Hall Room 2031.
Exams are offered Monday through Friday Only between 9:00 am - 10:30 am, or
between 1:30 - 3:30 pm
based on computer availability. It is recommended you arrange your testing
date and time early. All non-Georgia Southern University students, will
need to get a visitor parking pass at Welcome Center located in Lewis Hall.
For additional information, please contact:
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8132
Statesboro, GA 30460-8132
Cone Hall Room 2031
September 6, 2012
Comments or Suggestions please
contact The Student Affairs'