The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®) offers you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of the CLEP 33 examinations. Over 2,900 colleges and universities will accept credit for successful scores. CLEP exams allow people who have acquired comprehensive subject knowledge through independent or prior study, on-the-job training, or cultural pursuits to show that they have the understanding of college-level material.
CLEP created My Account – a resource-rich and useful tool for students. Set up your own account!
With My Account, you can:
All 33 CLEP examinations are internet based, giving you:
Consult with your academic advisor to find out which CLEP® exams are accepted and what score is considered for successful completion. See: Preparing for CLEP Exams
CLEP® dates can be found in our scheduling calendar which you can use to schedule your CLEP exam.
Each exam costs $89.00 plus a $20.00 non-refundable Administration Fee. Your costs will increase if you choose to purchase additional study materials through your "MyAccount"; available at the time you purchase your exam(s).
Candidates register and pay for their exams through College Board's website.
The college code for Cape Cod Community College is 3289.
When you register for your exam(s) in "MyAccount" you can indicate which college, employer, or certifying agency that you want to receive your scores. There's no cost for the first transcript request—your exam fee covers it.
Each college sets its own scheduling policies and procedures. Once you have purchased your exam(s), follow the steps put forth by the college you wish to test with. You can schedule your own appointment in our scheduling calendar.
It is suggested that you schedule your exam as soon as you pay for it. Don't forget to print your Exam Registration Ticket; you will not be able to test without it.
Please arrive at the Testing Center fifteen (15) minutes prior to your scheduled exam time. You will NOT be admitted after the exam has begun, nor can administration of the test be delayed for you.
You will receive your score report immediately at the test center, except if you took the College Composition exam. It takes three to four weeks to deliver a score report for this exam. You can also view your scores online by logging into the CLEP My Account Portal with the same account you used to register for the exam. Once logged in, go to the My CLEP Exam Scores page to view your scores. Scores are available online one business day following your exam. College Composition exam scores are available 1-2 weeks after testing. You may access the College Composition Scoring and mailing Dates.
You can order a CLEP® Transcript. This cumulative transcript covers all of the CLEP® exams you've taken and the scores you earned in the last 20 years.
CLEP® scores will be evaluated for a Cape Cod Community College transcript if the applicant is a matriculated student at Cape Cod Community College. CCCC follows the American Council on Education recommended passing score of 50 or above.
Be sure that you have spoken to your Advisor and Registrar before purchasing your exam. You will want to be sure your college accepts the CLEP® and that your testing aligns with your academic needs.
Yes, you may not repeat an exam of the same title within three months of the initial testing date. If you retake the exam within the three-month period, your administration will be considered invalid, your score will be canceled, and any test fees will be forfeited.
Select the cancel scores option at the end of the exam if you don't want your exam to be reported. There's no way to cancel your scores once you've seen your instant score report. There's no way to retrieve your score once you've cancelled it.
You may call us at (774) 330-4543. The Student Readiness Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30am–4:30pm and Wednesdays from 8:30am–7:00pm; we look forward to helping you.