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CLEP® (College Level Examination Program)

Gordon State College administers and awards credit for all 33 CLEP® examinations through their internet-Based Testing (iBT) platform.

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP®) is the mostly widely accepted credit-by-examination program to earn college credit in 33 different areas:, potentially saving you both time and money in reaching your educational goals.

Freshman Year for Free! On August 9, 2017 the Modern States Education Alliance announced its official launch of tuition-free online CLEP® courses. The courses, taught by professors from leading institutions, have no prerequisites or restrictions for enrolling and cover all CLEP exam subjects. The courses are free to all users and also include free textbooks and course materials and possible payment of examination fees for a limited time.

If you are interested in taking a CLEP exam at Gordon State College, please call for an appointment: 678.359.5138. The test administration fee is $25 (cash or money order) payable to Gordon on the day of the exam or Online payment using a credit card is available for this test. Inquire about our fee waiver opportunities.

Before your appointment, you must create an account, select the exam and pay the separate CLEP examination fee ($87): and bring your registration ticket to your appointment. Registration tickets are valid for six months.

Be sure to discuss your testing plans with your academic advisor and check for credits awarded at your institution. At Gordon State College, credit cannot be awarded for a course in which you have already received a grade (WF, F, D) and you may only attempt the same exam two times.

Taking CLEP Exams increases college completion

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Information for Test Takers

Modern States Education Alliance - offers free, self-paced online courses to prepare for the exams

Please pay special attention to ID requirements and other requirements for exam day:

Additional Practice Resources


Feel free to call the Testing Center (678.359.5138) or stop by and see us for more information - Student Center 234.