College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
NEW: Register online: CLEP Registration.
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a series of computer-based exams that allow individuals to demonstrate learning and earn college credit for that knowledge. CLEP has more information about the tests as well as practice tests.
New Prepayment Policy: CLEP now requires candidates to prepay the $80 CLEP fee. See the CLEP website and How to Register and Register online below.
At UNCW the various CLEP examinations, required minimum scores, UNC Wilmington course equivalents, and credit awarded are listed at the UNCW Office of the Registar. Contact your school for their CLEP policies.
Test Time: approximately 1.5 hours. Also, scratch paper and pencils are provided to each tester.
Two Valid ID Forms Required: primay ID includes driver's license, or passport, or military ID that must be presented at the time of testing as well as a secondary form of ID that includes a photo and/or your signature, such as a student ID. The last name on the primary ID must match the name on the registration ticket. Military test-takers must bring a military ID and Social Security Card..
How to Register
Register online: CLEP Registration.
Call University Testing Services at 910-962-7444 to select a date and time to test and pay the $25 UNCW fee using your credit card over the phone. The CLEP fee ($80) must be paid online at the CLEP Website PRIOR to the testing appointment. Upon payment CLEP will issue a voucher number that the candidate must bring to the testing center on the day of the test.
Dates and Times Offered
CLEP Tests are offered Monday through Friday at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm. Friday afternoon appointments are not available from the first week in May to the first week in August.
Cost, Refunds, and Reschedule Policy
The UNCW $25 fee is paid when the appointment is made (online registration adds a $3 convenience fee). Use a credit card to pay via telephone. Checks, money orders, cash or credit cards are accepted if making the appointment in person.
The CLEP $80 fee is paid prior to the scheduled test date. The $80 payment must be made online at the CLEP website.
No refunds will be given. As a general policy, University Testing Services does not provide refunds. In extenuating circumstances, we reserve the right to charge a $15 processing fee for funds issued due to cancelations and/or rescheduling.
Reschedule your appointment by calling University Testing Services at 910-962-7444 least one business day in advance of your scheduled test date. Rescheduling is not permitted on the day of the test.