Our course credits by examination program serves students who seek recognition for achievement acquired outside conventional college classrooms. It helps those entering Buffalo State as well as those already matriculated. College Level Examination Program (CLEP) are the proficiency exams recognized by Buffalo State for college credit. Any undergraduate at Buffalo State may receive a maximum of 30 semester hours of credit, and with departmental approval may receive up to a maximum of 12 semester hours of credit toward a major program via proficiency examinations.
Registering for a CLEP exam is a 2 step process that requires 2 separate payments. The total cost for a CLEP exam = $110.
Test takers must create a personal account through the My Account registration portal. This account can be used to select the exam(s) you intend to take and pay the $85 CLEP exam fee. CLEP recommends that test takers utilize Google Chrome or Firefox browser.
Once you have registered, please e-mail your CLEP exam registration ticket to Buffalo State, Continuing Professional Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org. In the e-mail please indicate date and time that you would like to sit for the exam. Please include your phone number in the e-mail.
Seating is limited, and appointments are scheduled on a first come first serve basis. An e-mail will be sent to you confirming the date and time of your appointment.
On the exam day, be prepared to bring the following to the test center:
Additional information about taking the CLEP test at Buffalo State:
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