CLEP FAQ

Q: Will I find out my score right away?

  • With the exception of the College Composition exam, you will receive a printout of your score as soon as you finish taking the exam.

 

Q: What if I took the College Composition exam?

  • Because the College Composition exam contains two essays, it will normally take four (4) weeks to receive your score. A copy of your score will be sent to both your school and home address.

 

Q: How long will it take for my educational institution to receive an official score report from CLEP?

  • With the exception of the College Composition exam, it will normally take2 - 3 weeks for your school to receive an official score report from CLEP.  For the College Composition exam, it normally takes  four (4) weeks.

 

Q: What if my educational institution never received an official score report from CLEP?

  • You may contact CLEP's Transcripts Department at 1-800-257-9558 to verify that it has been sent.

 

Q: What if I need additional copies of my official score report sent to other schools?

  • You may contact CLEP's Transcripts Department at 1-800-257-9558.

 

Q: I'm in the military.  Can I take the CLEP exam free of charge?

  • To contact CLEP regarding U.S. Armed Forces information, please visit www.collegeboard.com/clep, or call 1-609-720-6740 8am-5pm ET.

 

Q: Can I retake a CLEP exam?

  • You must wait three months to retake a CLEP exam.

 

Q: Are CLEP exams really as difficult as most people say?

  • Sufficient preparation is highly recommended.

 

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