The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) at Georgetown College is a means for a student to receive college credit by examination. This testing is offered only to students attending Georgetown college. A list of these exams may be found in the College Catalog. Contact the Registrar’s Office for the required score in order to receive credit from the CLEP exam. The credit received by this testing is then added to the current academic term at the time of the testing. Students must pre-register for CLEP exam. CLEP tests are computerized, and your exam results are received after the test is completed.
Note:¬† Georgetown College does not require students to take CLEP exams at Georgetown College. Students are free to choose any authorized CLEP testing center around the world.¬† For a full listing of all available authorized testing centers, please click HERE.
Currently there is a charge of $80 for each CLEP exam and an $15 site maintenance charge for the college. Two checks are required before a exam will be administered. If credit is received, then a recording fee of $40 will be paid to the Business Office.
Note:¬† Not all authorized testing centers require the $15 charge.¬† Most authorized testing centers accept the following forms of payment:¬† Cash, Check, Money Order, Credit/Debit Card, or VA Voucher.
A student must come to the Registrar’s Office no later than two weeks before the exam is to be administered in order to sign-up.¬† If you have to cancel please call 8024 to notify our office.
Note:¬† If you are taking the CLEP exam at an authorized testing center other than Georgetown College, please contact them for signing up.
CLEP Exams are given every full month classes are in session. Testing is also done during designated dates during the summer. Contact the Registrar’s Office at 502-863-7927 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for future testing times and dates.
Note:¬† Each authorized testing center sets their own CLEP testing center.¬† Many authorized testing centers operate on an as needed basis, meaning you can sign-up and take the exam the same day.
CLEP testing is done in the Learning Resource Center Room 003. Contact the Registrar’s Office at (502) 863-7927 or email email@example.com for testing times.
Note: If you are taking the CLEP exam at an authorized testing center other than Georgetown College, please contact them for the location & time.
You will know your exam score before you leave the testing room.
Your exam score will be evaluated by the Test Administrator and then a letter is mailed to you which indicates whether you received credit or not.
|American Government||50||Political Science 100||3|
|American History I||54||History 223||3|
|American History II||54||History 225||3|
|Business Law||50||Business Administration 330||3|
|Business Management||50||Business Administration 357||3|
|Calculus w/ Elem. Functions||50||Mathematics 125||3|
|College Algebra||54||Mathematics 107||3|
|College French||56||French 201||3|
|College French*||66||French 230||3|
|College German||54||German 201||3|
|College German*||56||German 230||3|
|College Spanish||56||Spanish 201||3|
|College Spanish*||66||Spanish 230||3|
|English Composition*||50||English 111||3|
|English Composition**||60||English 112||3|
|General Chemistry||40||Chemistry 102||3|
|General Chemistry||54||Chemistry 111||4|
|General Chemistry||60||Chemistry 111, 112, 113||8|
|Introductory Psychology||50||Psychology 111||3|
|Introductory Accounting||50||Business Administration 210||3|
|Principles of Marketing||50||Business Administration 326||3|
|Introductory Macroeconomics||50||Economics 221||3|
|Introductory Microeconomics||50||Economics 223||3|
|Introductory Sociology||50||Sociology 111||3|
|Western Civilization I||54||History 111||3|
|Western Civilization II||54||History 113||3|
*Plus departmental examination in composition.
**Plus departmental examination in research technique, documentation and paraphrasing.
The ENG112 test is administered by the Writing Center. There is no charge for taking the test. Only students who have taken the CLEP English College Composition exam and an exceptional score on the exam are eligible to take the ENG112 Departmental Exam. This score may be obtained from the Registrar’s Office. Please contact the Writing Center to make an appointment to take the test.
CLEP requires a 6 month waiting period before a student may retake the same CLEP exam. Click here for information concerning Scoring, Exam descriptions and the CLEP Sampler.
It is advisable that you download the CLEP Sampler before you come to take a CLEP exam.