CLEP Exams

Rochester College is a limited testing facility; therefore, CLEP testing is offered to only Rochester College students.

All CLEP tests must be taken during the first two semesters a student is enrolled at Rochester College; however, a student may not receive credit for a test taken during his or her final semester.

Students may take CLEP exams at other testing centers.

To set up an appointment:

  • Contact a Test Coordinator in Career Services at: 248-218-2176 or 248-218-2137
  • Arrange a test date and time
  • Advise Test Coordinator of test selection

On Testing Day :

  • Student may pay the administrative fee of $35 in the Career Services office by cash or check only.  Payment by credit card must be made in the Student Financial Services office located in the Muirhead building.
  • Student must bring the following items to the testing site on testing day:
    • Receipt – if payment was made in the Student Financial Services office
    • Photo ID
    • Personal credit card (utilization of parent’s card is permitted)
    • Social Security number – it is not necessary to bring ss card

CLEP tests are computerized exams.  Test payment of $80.00 must be made by personal credit card directly to the company online through their website at time of testing.  

Student will receive a test score immediately following the test with the exception of the College Composition exam which has a 2-3 week grading period.  The official test score receipts will be sent to Rochester College by ACT.  Upon passing any CLEP exam, additional fee of $25 per credit hour must be paid to have the credits applied to student’s transcript.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Study Guides and Helpful Information:

Students are encouraged to visit the following website for a list of available exams, practice tests, and other valuable information regarding CLEP exams.

Study guides are available for use in the Career Services office.

CLEP Credit Posting Fee: There will be an additional fee of $25.00 per credit hour for academic posting to student’s transcript.