College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

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CLEP allows you to earn college credit for what you already know.  CLEP offers 33 exams in five subject areas, covering material taught in courses that you may generally take in your first two years of college. By passing a CLEP exam, you can earn 3 or more college credits.

  • It is a computer-based test.
Test Dates and Registration
  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers the
    following CLEP exam times:
    • Every Monday at 1:00pm
    • Every Tuesday at 9:00am
  • There are two fees associated with the CLEP exam:
    • $80 exam fee paid to CLEP
    • $35 administration fee paid to UAH.
  • To register and pay your CLEP exam fee ($80), visit the CLEP website. CLEP registration tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.
  • To schedule an appointment and pay your UAH administration fee ($35), you must first register with CLEP then phone 256.824.6373 or Register Online Your administration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A wait of 3 months is required before retesting.
Test Day Information
  • Bring your valid registration ticket.
  • Bring a valid government-issued photo ID which includes your name, signature and a recognizable photograph. A complete list of acceptable IDs is available on the CLEP website.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time.