Exams Offered

CLEP offers 33 examinations in five subject areas. The tests cover material usually taught in a two-year degree program or in the first two years of a four-year program.

Select any of the titles below to read an exam's detailed description or download one of the fact sheets, which include exam descriptions, study resources and sample questions.

Exam Description

At a Glance Fact Sheet

Composition and Literature

American LiteratureDownload PDF
Analyzing and Interpreting LiteratureDownload PDF
College CompositionDownload PDF
College Composition ModularDownload PDF
English LiteratureDownload PDF
HumanitiesDownload PDF

World Languages

French LanguageDownload PDF
German LanguageDownload PDF
Spanish LanguageDownload PDF

History and Social Sciences

American GovernmentDownload PDF
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877Download PDF
History of the United States II: 1865 to the PresentComing soon!
Human Growth and DevelopmentDownload PDF
Introduction to Educational PsychologyDownload PDF
Principles of MacroeconomicsDownload PDF
Principles of MicroeconomicsDownload PDF
Introductory PsychologyDownload PDF
Introductory SociologyDownload PDF
Social Sciences and HistoryComing soon!
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648Download PDF
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the PresentDownload PDF

Science and Mathematics

BiologyDownload PDF
CalculusDownload PDF
ChemistryDownload PDF
College AlgebraDownload PDF
College MathematicsDownload PDF
Natural SciencesDownload PDF
PrecalculusDownload PDF


Financial AccountingDownload PDF
Information SystemsDownload PDF
Introductory Business LawDownload PDF
Principles of ManagementDownload PDF
Principles of MarketingDownload PDF