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CLEP Testing

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests allow students to acquire college credit for advanced knowledge in a wide variety of academic subjects. OC awards credit for specific courses, up to a limit of 30 semester hours. Most exams award three hours of credit for a passing score.

The Testing Center provides the CLEP exam in every subject offered by CLEP. Students seeking credit for classes at other institutions may take the CLEP at OC and specify where their scores should be sent.

To register to take a CLEP test at OC, go to

Clep.collegeboard.org > CLEP for Test Takers > Getting Started with CLEP

At this page, you will create an account, register for the exam(s) you wish to take and pay the testing fee to CLEP. CLEP will provide you with a pintable admission ticket containing a Voucher Number. You must bring this admission ticket with you when you come to test as we must enter the Voucher Number to set up your test.

Click here for the proctored payment form

Advanced Standing Exams

An Advanced Standing Examination is the OC departmental version of the CLEP test. College credit can be awarded to a student who has advanced skills or particular expertise in a subject area. OC will accept up to 30 semester hours of advanced standing, whether from these exams, the CLEP test or a combination of the two.

An Advanced Standing Examination is always arranged through the Chair of the Department in which a student is seeking credit, though the exam itself may be proctored in the Testing Center. For more information, contact the Testing Center at 335-6620, or the appropriate Department Chair.

Click here for the Advanced Standing Examination Form

 
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