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The updated exam name better reflects the content of the exam, which has evolved to include less emphasis on software applications and greater emphasis on social and ethical issues, the Internet, and World Wide Web.
Starting Oct. 1st, fully funded test centers now receive a $25 reimbursement for each eligible test taker. Previously, the reimbursement was $20.
With both online and hybrid or blended courses, the college helps students prepare for a range of careers in healthcare, education, business, and technical fields and uses CLEP exam credits for prior learning to help students achieve their academic and career goals successfully.
Western Kentucky University administers the largest number of CLEP exams in the state.
In December 2013, the College Board released research findings examining whether differences exist between CLEP and non-CLEP students on postsecondary performance outcomes.
In April 2011, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning released research findings on prior learning assessment (PLA) programs like CLEP.
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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.
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