Fully-Funded Testing for Military Service Members

With the closeout of CLEP paper-and-pencil exams effective December 31, 2011, the College Board and DANTES will begin the fully funded pilot program on Oct. 1, 2011

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Statistics

  • 70% of CLEP test-takers said their CLEP credits made a difference in their ability to finance tuition and other fees.

  • 91% of CLEP test-takers said CLEP made a difference in helping them complete their degrees.

  • 92% of institutions offer PLA credits to provide a time-saving avenue for degree completion.

  • More than 50% of PLA students earned a degree in seven years, compared to 21% of non-PLA students.

  • Students who receive credit-by-examination through CLEP for an introductory course are much more likely to earn an A or B in subsequent courses than students who complete the introductory course.

  • Testing today’s students
    with today’s curriculum.

    CLEP exams are constructed by more than 600 faculty members.

  • Getting students to the right place.

    CLEP helps open up space in introductory classes.

  • Better retention rates.

    CLEP students are as likely or more likely to graduate as students of the same ability who completed an introductory college-level course.

  • A time-saving avenue to degree completion.

    CLEP students pursuing a bachelor’s degree saved between 2.5 and 10 months of time in earning their degrees.