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CLEP

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Offered in Statesboro & Savannah

College Level Examination Program

CLEP Exam Fee: $89 per exam (pay to College Board) (effective July 1, 2019)

Proctoring Fee: $20 per exam
(nonrefundable administrative proctoring fee made payable to Georgia Southern University)

  1. To pay for the CLEP exam go to the CLEP website.
  2. To pay the Administrative Proctoring Fee

See below for more information for both payments.

Exam Times & Location

CLEP Exams are offered Mondy through Friday between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm based on computer availability. Visitors must request a parking pass at the time of registering for the exam.

General Information about CLEP

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) program.

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 and the required score, please click here. To see a list of all the CLEP Exams offered to see the College Board Website.  Policies are different for each institution, 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 Georgia Southern CLEP Policy).  Georgia Southern students are encouraged to speak with their Advisor or Registrar’s Office prior to taking an exam if you are a transfer student or had previously enrolled in the class 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 three months to retake a CLEP exam.

Registering for a CLEP Exam

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.  If you were previously enrolled in the course, please check with your advisor to make sure you will receive credit for the CLEP exam.  For a list of CLEP Exams, Georgia Southern University accepts, please click here.

STEP 2: Prepare for the exam.  It is recommended you use additional resources other than the study guide provided by CLEP.

STEP 3: Register for the exam at CLEP Registration.  Bring your Registration Ticket to your exam appointment.

STEP 4:  Select your testing location

  • To test in Savannah, call 912-344-2582 or email testingsav@georgiasouthern.edu, to schedule your testing date Monday through Friday, based on availability.
  • To test in Statesboro, call 912-478-5415 or email testing@georgiasouthern.edu, to schedule your testing date.

STEP 5: Paying the administrative fee

Only credit cards, 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 administrative fee is received by the Office of Testing Services at least one week prior to the date you would like to take the exam.  To pay with a credit card, follow the directions:

  1. Go to Georgia Southern Testing Office Marketplace.
  2. Select the Campus for Testing, Statesboro Campus or Savannah Campus.
  3. Select Proctored|eCore|CLEP/DSST Exam Fee
  4. Select CLEP Exam
  5. Select 1 and add to cart
  6. Input the information and add CLEP for list of Exams and your Eagle ID (if applicable)
  7. Select Continue
  8. The review your order and if correct, select Checkout
  9. Input your e-mail address and select continue unregistered
  10. Input your credit card information
  11. Select Continue
  12. Confirm payment
  13. Print your receipt and bring with you to testing

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: Day of Exam: Bring your CLEP Registration Ticket, an official photo identification (student ID’s cannot be accepted), and your receipt for the $20 administrative fee.  In Statesboro, testing is offered in Cone Hall Room 2004.  In Savannah, testing is offered in Memorial College Center (MCC) Building, Room 206.

Preparing for the Tests

To prepare for the CLEP Exam, you can purchase study guides at bookstores or through the College Board website.  A full description of the exams are available at the College Board CLEP site.

In addition to these websites 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.
Modern States (College Board has worked with Modern States to create study modules.)
Speedy Prep
(Fee for use)
Instacert (Fee for use)
REA Test Preparation  (Fee for use)

More information may be found on the CLEP website.

For additional information, please contact:

Office of Testing Services- Statesboro
Cone Hall Room 2004 | PO Box 8132
2254 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30460-8132
912.478.5415 (phone)
912.478.5988 (fax)
e-mail: testing@georgiasouthern.edu
 Office of Testing Services - Savannah (Armstrong Campus)
Memorial College Center, Room 206
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
912.344.2582 (phone)
912.344.3068 (fax)
e-mail: testingsav@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 7/2/2019

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