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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Board CLEP Program offers 33 exams to choose from. You can review each exam’s description for test content and study areas to help you prepare for your test. You can learn which CLEP exams will earn you K-State credit by viewing the K-State Credit by Exam brochure located on the K-State Admissions web page. The CLEP exams offered include the following:


Financial Accounting
Introductory Business Law
Information Systems and Computer Applications
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing

Composition and Literature

American Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
English Composition
English Literature
Freshman College Composition

Foreign Languages

French Language
German Language
Spanish Language

History and Social Sciences

American Government
Human Growth and Development
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Introductory Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Social Sciences and History
History of the U.S. I Early Colonization to 1877
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the Present
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization II:1648 to the Present

Science and Mathematics

College Algebra
College Mathematics
Natural Sciences

You may also visit the American Council on Education - CLEP Credit-Granting Recommendations for information on recommended credit for each exam.

To register for an exam complete and submit the Exam Registration Form to the Testing Programs and Services office in 101B Holton Hall.

For more information about the College Level Exam Program visit