CLEP & CLEP Testing

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP)  is a means for Georgetown College students to receive college credit by examination. A list of these exams may be found in the College Catalog or below.  Please see the list below 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. CLEP tests are computerized, and your exam results are received after the test is completed.

Note:  Georgetown College does not offer 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.

Scores needed

American Government 50 Political Science 100 3
American History I 54 History 223 3
American History II 54 History 225 3
Biology 47 Biology 100 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.

ENG 112 Department Test

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.

CLEP Tutorial

It is advisable that you download the CLEP Sampler before you come to take a CLEP exam.

Guide to CLEP Exams

Click here for exam descriptions.


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