CLEP Testing

Cumberland University offers CLEP testing for the following courses:

  • ENG 101, 102, 215, 216
  • POL SCI 223
  • PSY 201, 211, 212
  • HIS 111, 112, 201, 202
  • ECON 241, 242
  • SOC 221
  • MATH 111, 112, 121
  • BIO 100, 111
  • CHEM 111, 112
  • ACC 211, 212
  • BUA 340
  • CIS 300
  • MGT 363
  • MKT 362


There is a $80.00 fee per exam, payable by check or credit card, at the time of testing. Exams are 90 minutes long and a score of 50 (equivalent to a “C”) is required in order to grant the examinee credit for the class.

To be eligible to take a CLEP examination, you must be a Cumberland student. You must also not have been enrolled in the class you are attempting to CLEP for a period of time longer than the drop date to receive a grade of "W" and you can not be a Cumberland student in his or her's final 30 hours before graduation.

For more information or to schedule a CLEP exam, contact:

Sheridan Henson

Office Location: Learning and Career Commons, 121
Office Hours: M-F, 8-4:30
Phone: 615.547.1285
E-mail: shenson@cumberland.edu
Fax: 615.444.2569