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CLEP Test Center

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows both traditional and non-traditional students to earn college credit by examination. It enables students to demonstrate the knowledge and mastery he or she has acquired through independent study, academic interests, or on-the-job training. Five General Examinations cover course material usually required in the first two years of college. Twenty-four Subject Examinations cover material from a wide range of courses in the fields of Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Social Science, Mathematics, Science, and Economics. When you earn qualifying scores on these examinations, as acceptable by Kutztown University, you can move beyond the introductory level course work to more advanced courses.

The tests are administered by appointment via computer at Kutztown University in room 102 of the Stratton Administration Building.

Upcoming test dates in 2015 include:

  • July 1, 14, and 30
  • August 11 and 18
  • September 3 and 15
  • October 1, 12, and 20
  • November 5, 17, and 23
  • December 1 and 17
  • January 5 and 14, 2016

Additional dates will be posted. Testing dates are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited, so register early.

CLEP examinations require 90 minutes of test time plus approximately 30 minutes of preparation time.

Test fees are as follows:

  • $15 fee per test payable to "Kutztown University" at the time of registration (check or money order only).
  • $80 fee per test payable to CLEP through the My Account portal located at the College Board website at A voucher will be issued and is valid for six months from the date of purchase. Once you have purchased the exam, please send the $15 registration fee and registration form to Testing Services.
  • If you are a KU student, a $5 fee payable to Kutztown University at the time of official Kutztown University notification.

A registration/admission form for KU can be downloaded by clicking here.

Send that form with your non-refundable $15 registration fee to:
Testing Services
Kutztown University
Room 201, Graduate Center
P.O. Box 730
Kutztown, PA  19530

American Government        POL 010 American Government
History of the US I:   Early Colonizations to 1877  HIS 025  History of the US: The Formative Years 
                 and the Federal Republic
History of the US II:  1865 to the Present HIS 026  History of the US: The Emergence of
                Modern America
Analyzing and Interpreting  Literature  ENG 010  Introduction to Literature
Calculus MAT 181  Calculus
College Algebra    MAT 105  College Algebra   
College Level French Language   FRE 011, 012  Elementary French I &                   
FRE 103, 104  Intermediate French III & IV
College Level German Language GER 011, 012  Elementary German I & II
GER 103, 104  Intermediate German III & IV
College Level Spanish Language   SPA 011, 012  Elementary Spanish I & II
 SPA 103, 104  Intermediate Spanish III & IV
College Mathematics MAT 017  Introduction to Mathematics 
Financial Accounting ACC 121 Financial Accounting
General Biology    BIO 104, 105  Principles of Biology and Lab
General Chemistry CHM 100, 101, General Chemistry I & II 
CHM 102, 103     and Labs
Human Growth and Development   PSY 110  Child Psychology
Humanities   Humanities Electives  (6 SH)
Introductory Business Law BUS 131 Business Law I
Intro to Educational Psychology PSY 140  Educational Psychology
Introductory Psychology  PSY 011  General Psychology
Introductory Sociology SOC 010  Principles of Sociology
Natural Science Natural Science Electives (6 SH)
Precalculus MAT 115 Precalculus Mathematics
Principles of Macroeconomics  ECO 011  Principles of Macroeconomics 
Principles of Management  MGM 210 Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing  MKT 210 Principles of Marketing
Principles of Microeconomics ECO 012  Principles of Microeconomics
Social Sciences and History  Social Sciences Electives  (6 SH)
Western Civilization I: 
  Ancient Near East to 1648
HIS 014  History of Civilization A
Western Civilization II:                                
    1648 to the Present
HIS 015  History of Civilization B

Please note that only passing scores earn full credit. Partial credit cannot be awarded for any CLEP exams.             

  • For further information, contact Testing Services or learn more about CLEP here.   

  • Kutztown University is a military friendly test center for CLEP. Military personnel (Active Duty and Reserve) should check out the CLEP website here or, for additional information, contact Testing Services.