1. Who is eligible to take CLEP exams?
Anyone who has taken credit classes at MCC or who is currently enrolled at MCC is eligible to take a CLEP exam.
2. When are CLEP exams offered?
CLEP exams are offered on a year-round basis. Please check with the Testing Center closest to you for a scheduled appointment.
3. How can I register for a CLEP exam?
Contact a Testing Center about CLEP registration procedures.
4. How much does it cost to take a CLEP exam?
Each test has a fee of $77 plus the testing center administration fee of $15.00.
5. How many CLEP exams may I take?
CLEP does not limit the number of exams you take.
6. How do I receive my scores?
Normally, you should receive your score report instantly with the exception of the English Composition with Essay.
7. How are scores computed?
For every CLEP test, you receive one point for each correct answer.
Now that CLEP is on computer, points ARE NOT deducted for wrong or skipped answers. This means that you should do your best to supply an answer for each question on a CLEP exam.
The resulting figure, called the formula score, is converted to a scaled score between 20 and 80. Please note: this is a new scale for the former General Examinations.
8. Does my CLEP score count in my grade-point average?
You are given credit by the college but no letter grade.
9. Can CLEP credits be transferred?
Yes. Check the CLEP policy of the institution to which you wish to transfer.
10. How do I prepare for a CLEP exam?
Use the Official Study Guide for the CLEP Examinations, which is available at any MCC Testing Center; you may also talk with advisers and faculty, and review textbooks in the appropriate subject area and other relevant sources. Go to Descriptions of CLEP Exams on the Internet for more specific information on preparing for each exam.