The College-Level Examination Program, (CLEP) allows students who have acquired comprehensive subject knowledge through independent or prior study, on-the job training, or cultural pursuits to show that they have the understanding of college-level material.

Examinees that score high enough may receive college credit based upon the academic policy at the college or university that they attend.

AMSC Office of Testing Services strongly recommends that all students confirm the test subject and score requirements needed to earn college credit at their home institution prior to registration.

To Register for a CLEP Exam

Step 1: Choose and purchase exams by creating a College Board account at   The fee for each exam is $80. College Board has announced a price increase effective July 1, 2017 to $85.

Step 2: Email to schedule an exam date.

Step 3: Pay the AMSC Administration Fee. The fee for each exam is $25. Payments are made at the Cashier's Window (Office of Fiscal Affairs) located on the first floor of the Library/ Administration Building (BLDG. 600). The Cashier's Window is open M - F from 8:30 am - 5:15 pm. Acceptable forms of payment include: Master Card, Visa, Discover, cash or money order. Test fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable.

Additional Information

To examine a list of scores needed to earn credit at AMSC please click here:

Visit to review exam descriptions and suggested study resources.

The official CLEP scores are released by College Board approximately two or three weeks after the candidates' test session is completed.

For additional questions contact the AMSC Office of Testing Services at 404-756-4783 or