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What is CLEP?
CLEP The College-Level Examination Program is a national testing program recognized by many colleges including Eastern. CLEP exams are 90-minute multiple choice tests for which you can earn college credits at Eastern and many other schools. CLEP exams are available in English composition, mathematics, social sciences and history, natural sciences, humanities, marketing, management, sociology, child psychology, foreign languages, and other subjects.

What are some of the advantages of taking CLEP exams? You can:


  • Test out of courses.
  • Get credit for what you already know.
  • Shorten the time to a degree.
  • Save tuition dollars; if passed, and earn college credits!

Eastern Connecticut State University’s CLEP Score Recipient Code is #3966.


Click here for the list of CLEP Examinations accepted for college credit by Eastern Connecticut State University.  This list includes Eastern’s equivalent course(s) numbers. 


Please Note: If you do not pass the CLEP exam you must wait six months in order to retake the same exam.


The study guides for the most popular CLEP exams are now available at the Eastern Bookstore.


You may call:
    - Three Rivers Community College at (860) 215-9061 or

    - Quinebaug Valley Community College at (860) 412-7214

    - To schedule an exam or visit to see what other institutions in your area offer CLEP exams. 


Contact the School of Continuing Education at (860) 465-0206 or stop by the School’s office in the Wood Support Services Center, Room 100L for more information.