CLEP for Military Personnel and Veterans
CLEP® exams are funded by the U.S. government through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) for the following:
- Military personnel (active, reserve, National Guard: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army and Air National Guard.
- Spouses and Civilian employees of: Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Coast Guard (active and reserve)
- Department of Defense Acquisition personnel (eligible only for the following computer-based exams: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, and Principles of Marketing
- All DANTES-funded military candidates must present a current military ID.
Note: CLEP® exams for civil service employees, inactive guard or reserve personnel, and spouses and dependents not listed above are NOT funded through DANTES. In addition, the U.S. government will not fund CLEP® examinations that are repeated within a 180 day period.
Depending on their benefits election, some veterans can claim reimbursement for CLEP® exams and exam administration fees under provisions of the Veteran's Benefit Improvement Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-454), which enhances the education benefits of the Montgomery GI Bill®. For more information, please visit: CLEP: Military Benefits.