CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Exams

General Information:

  • You may receive college credit for knowledge you already have by earning qualifying scores on any of 34 available examinations*.
  • CLEP has been helping students with their academic needs for over 40 years.  There are currently more than 2,900 colleges that grant course credit through CLEP testing.
  • Not all colleges grant credit for all CLEP exams offered so you need to contact the college where you want to send CLEP results to see if and how they will be accepted.
  • For information about the Maysville Community and Technical College (KCTCS) CLEP Exam Policy.

*For available exams and specific information about CLEP

Payment for the exam is made when you arrive to take it.  The charges are $77 per exam plus a $15 service fee. 

Exam fee is waived for military personnel.  TOTAL CHARGE - $92 PER EXAM.

CLEP testing at MCTC:

  1. Schedule an exam: An exam needs to be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. You need to schedule a time to come to the college to take an exam (most exams are 90 minutes long so allow 2 hours for exam and instructions).  Hours of operation for the college testing center are; 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday but we will try to be as flexible as possible in scheduling.  You can schedule an exam by contacting Dale Hickman, phone (606) 759-7141, ext. 66107, or in person in room A-305 at the college.
  2. Be on time for scheduled exam: All testing will be done in room A-305 (Administration Building), Maysville Community and Technical College (Maysville campus).  It is important that you are on time for testing.
  3. Pay for the CLEP exam: You pay for the exam when you arrive to take it.  The charges are $77 per exam plus a $15 service fee. Exam fee is waived for military personnel.  TOTAL CHARGE - $92 PER EXAM.
  4. Take CLEP exam: The CLEP exam is given on a computer and you will receive a copy of the results as soon as you finish.  One copy of your CLEP results can also be sent to a college of your choice for free.