CLEP Examinations

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a national program of credit by examination to obtain recognition of college level achievement.

Colorado Technical University is a registered CLEP credit granting institution and students should consult to find a CLEP examination center in their area. Colorado Technical University awards proficiency credit for lower level comparable coursework based on CLEP examination scores as recommended by ACE for the respective lower level course requirements. Students must submit a copy of an official CLEP score report to be evaluated for this proficiency credit award. In order to ensure that a CLEP examination is transferable into the student’s degree program, students should consult with their Prior Learning Assessment Specialist. The total number of CLEP credits applied to a degree program may not exceed 45 quarter hours. Students are required to pay a fee directly to CLEP.

Examinations are available in the following areas:

  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science
  • Physical Science
  • Applied Technology
  • Humanities