Transfer Credits: CLEP Credits

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Elizabethtown College accepts CLEP exams and awards credits according to the following guidelines.

  1. CLEP EXAMINATIONS: Students who have completed high school (or its equivalent) prior to taking the CLEP examinations may be awarded Elizabethtown College credits according to the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE) in place when the test was taken and with approval of the Registrar and the appropriate Academic Department.
  2. Please refer to the College Board website for the current CLEP transfer recommendations ( College Board Website ). All CLEP Exams must be completed prior to achievement of sophomore status (30 or more recorded college credits).
  3. Up to 29 credits may be awarded for CLEP exams and none of the credits may duplicate College credits completed or enrolled in at the time of the examination. In order to fulfill Elizabethtown’s Power of Language Core requirement, the CLEP English Composition exam must be taken with the essay.