Chatham University

College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)

Chatham University

Prior Learning Assessment

CLEP Test Center: 2081

CLEP exams assist students in reaching their educational goals while saving both time and money. By earning passing scores on CLEP exams, students can earn college credit.

CLEP exams are administered the third Wednesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. On the date of an exam, please arrive at Buhl Hall room 236 no later than 4:45 p.m. with a photo I.D. along with an additional form of I.D. You will receive an unofficial copy of your exam score on the day of the exam (with the exception of essay portions). Study guides for CLEP exams are available for purchase on the College Board website.

A non-refundable test center fee of $20 must be paid to Chatham University. Payment must be remitted at least 10 days prior to the exam date using the following link: www.chatham.edu/academics/programs/pla/clep/register.cfm.

Additionally, the fee for each CLEP exam is $77. If your institution requires an optional essay for a composition or literature exam, you must pay an additional $10 fee to your test center at least 7–10 days before your exam. CLEP exams and optional essays are free to all eligible military personnel and civilian employees (with proper military ID). Test fees must be paid by valid credit or debit card (preferred method of payment) on the day of the exam, or by a check or money order made payable to the College-Level Examination Program (no later than 10 days prior to the exam. Checks made payable to any other payee will not be accepted, and CLEP cannot be responsible for cash sent through the mail. Your check or money order may be dated no more than three months earlier than the test date. There is a $15 surcharge for a returned check. A separate payment is required for each CLEP exam.

For additional information, please contact Deborah Prise, Coordinator of Prior Learning Assessment at dprise@chatham.edu or 412-365-1444.

Registration Forms: http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/student/testing/clep/reg-adm-form.pdf

Guidelines for credit granted by means of CLEP examination at Chatham University:

CLEP Exam Major/Elective Credit Award Score
Financial Accounting Both 3 50
Introductory to Business Law Both 3 50
Principles of Management Both 3 50
Principles of Marketing Both 3 50
French Language Level 1 Elective 6 50
French Language Level 2 Neither NA NA
German Language Level 1 Elective 6 50
German Language Level 2 Neither NA NA
Spanish Language Level 1 Elective 6 50
Spanish Language Level 2 Neither NA NA
American Government Both 3 50
Principles of Macroeconomics Both 3 50
Principles of Microeconomics Both 3 50
Social Sciences & History Elective 3 50
U.S. History I Elective 3 50
U.S. History II Elective 3 50
Western Civ. I Elective 3 50
Western Civ. II Elective 3 50
Human Growth & Development Both 3 50
Intro. to Educational Psychology Both 3 50
Introductory Psychology Both 3 50
Introductory Sociology Both 3 50
Biology Both 6 50
Calculus Both 4 50
Chemistry Both 6 50
College Algebra Elective 3 50
College Math. Neither NA NA
Natural Sciences Elective 3 50
Precalculus Elective 3 50
Info. Systems & Computer Apps. Elective 3 50
American Literature Both 6 50
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature Elective 3 50
College Composition Elective 3 50
College Composition Modular Elective 3 50
English Literature Both 6 50
Humanities Elective 3 50