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CLEP

CLEP stands for College Level Examination Program. The CLEP program allows students to earn college credits by taking tests on various subjects.

Multnomah now offers CLEP exams on site. Please call us at 503-251-6434 to arrange a time to take the exam.

Cost: $80 for the CLEP exam and $20 Multnomah Administrator fee.

Study Guides: Available at www.collegeboard.com/clep or at Instant Cert, Barnes & Noble, or other bookstores in the Education section.

Multnomah University’s code: 3727 (Please use this code when taking an exam at an off-site location)

Undergraduate Policy: Multnomah students can apply a maximum of 20 credits or 4 exams, whichever is greater, of CLEP to their degree and they must be done by the end of their sophomore year. The amount of credit granted differs depending on the test taken and the score earned.

DCP Policy: Multnomah students can apply a total of 30 credits of CLEP to their degree anytime during the DCP program. The amount credit granted differs depending on the test taken and the score earned.

Subject Score CRD Hours
Composition & Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 6
American Literature 50 6
English Literature 50 6
College Composition 50 6
Humanities (Can count towards Fine Arts requirement) 50 6
Foreign Languages
French Language

50

59

6

12

German Language

50

60

6

12

Spanish Language

50

63

6

12

History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 3
History of the United States I 50 3
History of the United States II 50 3
Introductory Psychology 50 3
Human Growth and Development 50 3
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3
Introductory Sociology 50 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 3
Social Sciences and History 50 6
Western Civilization I 50 3
Western Civilization II 50 3
Science and Mathematics
College Algebra 50 3
Biology 50 6
Calculus 50 3
Chemistry 50 6
College Mathematics 50 6
Natural Sciences 50 6
Pre-calculus 50 3
Business
Financial Accounting 50 3
Introductory Business Law 50 3
Information Systems and Computer App 50 3
Principles of Marketing 50 3
Principles of Management 50 3