The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a nationwide testing program which makes it possible for students to earn college credit by taking exams. (See Ordering your CLEP score report for ordering instructions.)

Subject Examinations are open to all students. The academic departments that have authorized the use of these examinations also determine the scores necessary to receive college credit. CLEP credits count toward graduation but do not count as residence credits at the UO. The University of Oregon does not award credit to the General Examinations.

Look for courses by subject or requirement:

Subject Examinations Passing Score Credits UO Course Equivalent Group or Multicultural Requirement
American Literature 50 4
  • English (1 course)
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature 50 4
  • ENG 104
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
Calculus 50 4
  • MATH 251
  • Science Requirement (SC)
Chemistry1 50 12
  • CH 221
  • CH 222
  • CH 223
  • Science Requirement (SC)
College-level French Language2 54 4
  • FR 201
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
College-level French Language2 56 8
  • FR 201
  • FR 202
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
College-level French Language2 59 12
  • FR 201
  • FR 202
  • FR 203
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
College-level German Language2 60 12
  • GER 201
  • GER 202
  • GER 203
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
College-level Spanish Language2 59 8
  • SPAN 201
  • SPAN 202
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
College-level Spanish Language2 63 12
  • SPAN 201
  • SPAN 202
  • SPAN 203
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
  • Bachelor of Arts Foreign Language Requirement (BA Lang)
College-level Spanish Language2 55 4
  • SPAN 201
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
English Literature 50 4
  • English (1 course)
  • Arts & Letters Requirement (A&L)
Introductory Sociology 74 4
  • SOC 204
  • Social Science Requirement (SSC)
Principles of Macroeconomics 60 4
  • EC 202
  • Social Science Requirement (SSC)
Principles of Microeconomics 60 4
  • EC 201
  • Social Science Requirement (SSC)

Footnotes

  1. Students should complete CH 227, 228, 229 (labs) prior to organic chemistry or should complete honors chemistry 224, 225, 226 with labs 237, 238, 239 prior to organic chemistry.
  2. Native speakers must confirm with the Office of the Registrar that they are eligible to earn credit in their own native language. In general, native speakers may not earn credit in first-second- or third-year courses.

Key to Group Requirements

A&L Arts and Letters Group Satisfying
SS Social Science Group Satisfying
SC Science Group Satisfying
COMP Composition (written English requirements)
BS Math Counts toward the Bachelor of Science Mathematics requirement
BA Lang Satisfies the Bachelor of Arts Foreign Language requirement

Ordering your CLEP score report

Descriptions of the tests are available at the UO Counseling and Testing Office. CLEP tests are given by appointment throughout the year. Follow this link for ordering instructions.

When requesting score reports, include your name, birth date, social security number, year/date tested, registration or test number, and college or school code.

CLEP Transcript
PO Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541
(609) 771-7865
e-mail: clep@info.collegeboard.org
UO School Code: 4846

See also