CLEP® exam must be purchased online at http://clep.collegeboard.org before you schedule a test date. To schedule a test date, please call (406)994-6984 or email [email protected]. We offer CLEP exams M - F with start times at 8:30, 10:30, and 2:00.

When test-takers sign up for an exam on My Account, they are issued a registration ticket to confirm their CLEP exam purchase. The day of the exam, bring your registration ticket, one form of ID and $30 cash/check proctoring fee made out to MSU Testing Services.

2020-21 Information for Test Takers Bulletin (.pdf/1.49 MB)
Includes key information about CLEP exams, exam day policies, scores, transcripts, and more

Free Online CLEP Courses
Free, self-paced courses offered by Modern States Education Alliance and designed to help students prepare for CLEP exams and earn college credit

2021 CLEP Official Study Guide
Contains exam descriptions, knowledge and skills requirements, and up to 100 sample questions for all 34 CLEP exams, as well as test-taking tips and strategies

CLEP Practice Apps
Offered by examIam and have the same information and practice questions found in the CLEP Official Study Guide and examination guides but with the convenience of answering sample questions on a mobile device


The Following Exams Have Course Equivalencies* at MSU Bozeman
***ALERT***
CLEP exam credit may NOT be used to satisfy university Core curriculum requirements.

CLEP Exam MSU Course Credits CLEP Passing Score
Algebra M 121: College Algebra 3 50
Biology BIOB 160: Principles of Living Systems and                          
BIOB 170: Principles of Biological Diversity
8 50
Calculus M 171: Calculus I 4 50
Precalculus M 151: Precalculus 4 50
American Government PSCI 210: Introduction to American Government 3 50
History of the US I HSTA 101: American History I 4 50
History of the US II HSTA 102:American History II 4 50
Introduction to Educational Psychology EDU 222: Educ Psych & Child Development 3 50
Introductory Psychology PSYX 100: Intro to Psychology 3 50
Introductory Sociology SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology 3 50
Principles of Macroenomics ECNS 202: Principles of Macroeconomics 3 50
Principles of Microenomics ECNS 101:  Economic Way of Thinking 3 50
Western Civilization I HSTR 101: Western Civilization I 4 50
Western Civilization II HSTR 102: Western Civilization II 4 50
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature LIT 110: Introduction to Literature 3 50

 

Language CLEP Exams MSU Course Credits Current MSU Accepted Passing Score
French CLEP Exam Level 1 & 2 French 101 & 102 (FRCH) 6 50-58
French 101, 102, & 201 (FRCH) 9 59+
German CLEP Exam Level 1 & 2 German 101 & 102 (GRMN) 6 50-59
German 101, 102, & 201 (GRMN) 9 60+
Spanish CLEP Exam Level 1 & 2 Spanish 101 & 102 (SPNS) 6 50-62
Spanish 101, 102, & 201  (SPNS) 9 63+