Testing Center

CLEP Information Sheet

LEARNING IN MOTION:  College Credit may be obtained demonstrating proficiency in selected subject areas by

successfully completing the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).

FEES:  The total fee for taking the CLEP examination is $102.00. Of this, $77.00 is to CLEP and $25.00 is to the   

University of Nebraska at Kearney. The $77.00 payment to CLEP may be paid by check; however, American Express,

Visa or MasterCard is the preferred payment method for this portion. The $25.00 portion is payable by cash or check

(payable to University of Nebraska at Kearney Testing Center). If you do not show up for your test or cancel/reschedule your test, 

you will lose the $25.00 UNK fee. Fees must be paid at the time of registration. 

REGISTRATION:  CLEP is given by appointment only. You must pay and register one week in advance before taking the

CLEP test. You may register in person at the UNK Testing Site or by phone.

GENERAL INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS:  CLEP tests are multiple choice computer based tests. You are

allowed 90 minutes to take each test. There are two types of CLEP tests – Subject and General Examinations. (See

listing of UNK accepted subject exams below, however, we offer all CLEP exams.)

TEST RESULTS:  You must score at least 50 percent to earn college level credit at the University of Nebraska

at Kearney. Unofficial results are available immediately (with the exception of English Composition with Essay) and

official score reports are mailed in 1 to 2 weeks. Once your score has been sent to UNK (Registrar's Office)

and the percentile ranking is 50 or higher, the credit hours will be posted to your official transcript. (Posting fees are

applicable.)

LIMITATIONS:  A CLEP subject examination may not be taken for University of Nebraska at Kearney credit if the course:

  1. Is a prerequisite for courses already completed. 2.) Has a lower level of required proficiency. 3.)  Involves significantly similar content to course work previously taken. 4.) Has been successfully completed and passing grade awarded.

TEST OFFERINGS:  Credit may be obtained on the following courses through CLEP.

TEST NAME

COURSE

EQUIVALENT

CREDITS

TEST NAME

COURSE

EQUIVALENT

 

CREDITS

History of the U.S. I:

Early Colonizations to

1877

 

History 250

 

3

Information Systems &

Computer Applications

 

MIS 182

 

3

History of the U.S. II:

1865 to Present

 

History 251

 

3

Principles of

Macroeconomics

 

Economics 270

 

3

Western Civilization I:

Ancient Near East to 1648

 

History 210

 

3

 

Principles of Microeconomics

 

Economics 271

 

3

Western Civilization II:

1648 to Present

 

History 211

 

3

 

 

 

 

American Government

Political Science 110

3

Calculus

Math 115

5

Introductory Sociology

Sociology 100

3

College Algebra

Math 102

3

 

Principles of Management

 

MGT 301

 

3

 

Precalculus

 

Math 102

 

3

Financial

Accounting

ACCT 250

3

Biology

Biology 103

4

Introductory Business Law

ACCT 311

3

Chemistry

Chemistry 160 & 161

8

Principles of Marketing

MKT 300

3

Introductory Psychology

Psychology 203

3