College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP is administered as a computer-based test only. This examination is a series of individual tests for various college level courses that provide opportunities to gain college credit for knowledge acquired through independent study. You do not have to be a Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) student to take the tests. The BCCC, Liberty Campus location is an open test center that administers CLEP to the general public. On the day of the test candidates will indicate the college or institutions to which CLEP score reports are to be sent. Each college will evaluate individual score reports to determine whether college credit should be awarded.
CLEP has developed a free tool, the CLEP Sampler, to help you prepare for taking a CLEP test on the computer. It is a CD-ROM that comes with an edition of the Official Study Guide. It can also be downloaded from the College Board website. Detailed descriptions and downloadable study guides for each test are also available. For more information about CLEP CBT, visit www.collegeboard.org/clep.
CLEP examinations are administered the fourth Tuesday of each month with the exception of January, July, August and December. Candidates must register one week prior to the test date by visiting Online Test Scheduling and following the directions from the FAQ tab. The non-refundable registration fee of $28 must be paid online. The reporting time is approximately ½ hour prior to the test session to allow for check-in. No one will be admitted to the test room once the test session has started. Seating is limited.
You can download and print a copy of the registration form by visiting the College Board website. Forms must be presented in person to the TestCenter on the day of your exam. An email confirmation and Photo ID is required on the day of the exam.
Baltimore City Community College
Main Building– Room 4B
2901 Liberty Heights Ave. Baltimore, MD 21215
The CLEP fee for each exam is required to be paid on the day of your examination by a valid credit card – VISA, MasterCard, American Express – or by check or money order. The check or money order should be made payable to: College-Level Examination Program (CLEP).Do not combine fees for multiple tests even if they are to be taken on the same day. Veterans must pay for exams and may seek reimbursement from the Veterans Administration. CLEP exams are free to eligible military personnel, and eligible civilian employees with proper military ID.(Please visit the CLEP website for updated examination fees).
Baltimore City Community College‘s administration fee for each examination is $28 and is payable online during the registration process. You may pay by credit card – Visa, MasterCard and Discover – or by bank check card with VISA logo.
Location of CLEP Examinations:
The CLEP examination will be administered at the Liberty Campus, Main Building, Room 4B. Tests will be administered the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. with the exception of January, July, August and December.
Please call the Test Center at: (410) 462-7666 for further details. To contact CLEP please call:1-800-257-9558 or (609) 771-7865
It is the responsibility of the student to contact the academic department before taking any CLEP examinations. Credits granted are based on approval from the department chair.
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