CLEP Testing

College Level Examination Program, CLEP

The CLEP is a program that allows you to 'test out' of subject areas you are already proficient in. There are several tests to choose from.

How do I schedule a test?

Schedule an appointment, at least, a day in advance. You will need two hours to take the test or more for the Writing exam. There is a three month waiting period required to retake any CLEP test. Go to College Board's website at to purchase your test voucher. Bring a printout or picture of your exam ticket with you to the test.

Call (405) 574-1281 for more information.

Suggestion to students before testing:

Study guides are available in the Assessment Office or online at for study information.

Cost Per Test - $104.00 for non-USAO students or non-alumni, $89.00 for USAO students and alumni

$15.00 administration fee for Non-USAO patrons - pay in Business Office, Troutt Hall Room 220, bring receipt
$89.00 to CLEP - pay by debit or credit card online through College Board's website

Day of test

  • Please bring at one (1) current photo ID (i.e.: drivers license)
  • Receipt of payment from the Business office if you are not a USAO student or alumni
  • Debit or credit card you paid with

Students will receive the test score right after the test with the exception of College Composition. Official transcripts are mailed to colleges students selected during their registration with Collegeboard.

The following information is required to register for a CLEP test

Registration requires name, address, social security number, phone number, e-mail address, and date of birth. If you have any documented disability you will need to provide documentation of disability.

USAO Credit from C.L.E.P Examinations

CLEP Subject Examinations Credit Score Equivalent USAO Courses Maximum Credit Hours
Introductory Business Law 50 BADM 3103, Business Law I 3
Principles of Management 50 MGMT 3253, Principles of Management 3
Principles of Marketing 50 BADM 3243, Principles of Marketing 3
American Literature 50 ENGL 2313/2323, American Literature I & II 6
English Literature 50 ENGL 2213/2223, British Literature I & II 6
College Composition 54 IDS 1113, Writing I 6
College Level French Language 50 FREN 1104/1114, Elementary French 8
  62 FREN 2004/2014, Intermediate French 8
College Level German Language 50 GERM 1104/1114, Elementary German 8
  63 GERM 2004/2014, Intermediate German 8
College Level Spanish Language 50 SPAN 1104/1114, Elementary Spanish 8
  63 SPAN 2004/2014, Intermediate Spanish 8
American Government 50 PSCI 2343, Government of the United States 3
History of the U.S. I: Early Col.-1877 50 HIST 3773, The United States 1789-1877 3
History of the U.S. II: 1865-Present 50 HIST 3883, The United States 1877-1945 3
Human Growth and Development



PSYC 2513, Infant, Child & Adolescent Development

PSYC 2523, Adult Development & Aging



Introduction to Education Psychology 65 EDUC 3102, Educational Psychology 2
Introduction to Psychology 50 PSYC 1643, Elementary Psychology 3
Introduction to Sociology 50 SOC 1123, General Sociology 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECON 2113, Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 2123, Principles of Microeconomics 3
Western Civ. I: Ancient Near East-1648 50 HIST 1113, Ancient & Midieval Civilization 3
Western Civ. II: 1648-Present 50 HIST 1123, Reformation & Modern Civilization 3
Calculus 50 MATH 1743, Calculus I 3
College Algebra 50 MATH 1513, College Algebra 3
General Biology 50 IDS 2023, Foundations of Life Science* 3
General Chemistry 50 CHEM 1113/1123, General Chemistry I & II** 6
Pre-Calculus 50 MATH 1513/1613, College Algebra & Trigonometry 6

*IDS 2023, Foundations of Life Science requires an additional one-hour lab.

**CHEM 1113/1123, General Chemistry I & II require additional labs.

The amount of credit from examinations will not exceed the total of 31 semester hours at the lower division level and 31 semester hours at the upper-division level. The credit score listed above is the minimum score you must attain for credit.

If the class you need or use a CLEP for is not listed, you may work with the Registrar to determine if a test can be used for that class.