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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses. Hunter only accepts CLEP Subject Examinations in certain disciplines in which specified scores have been earned. For more information, see the Hunter CLEP chart below, or visit the official CLEP website, www.collegeboard.com/clep.

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CLEP Information Sheet

Hunter College participates in the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), under which registered Hunter matriculated students can receive college credit by taking certain CLEP SUBJECT Examinations.

Those taking the exams should arrange to have their scores sent to:
Hunter College
Office of Admissions - Evaluation Unit
Room 203 Hunter North
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065-5085

  • The credits awarded will be entered on the student's college transcript.
  • Any questions regarding CLEP credits should be addressed to the Admissions Office, Room 203 Hunter North.
  • The fee per Subject Examination is $80.00 (effective July 1, 2012) and a $28 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Contact the test centers for their schedules, test dates and procedures.
  • The CLEP brochure and the application form is available from the CLEP address or website listed below.

The Hunter College code number is 2301. It should be entered on the Test Center Admissions Form, ("Score Report Recipient"). Students planning to take the test in New York City do not need the booklet "CLEP COLLEGE", since the relevant information is contained on this page. Students planning to take the the test outside of New York City should pick up this booklet in room 1119 Hunter East or by writing or calling.

CLEP
P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
Telephone: (609) 771-7865
www.collegeboard.com/clep

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Test Centers in New York City

CLEP Administrator
Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
199 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
Telephone: (212) 346-8410
Code 8683

ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology
Chairperson, Business Administration Department
151 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Telephone: (718) 522-9073
Code 8281

CLEP Administrator, College of Staten Island (CUNY)
2800 Victory Boulevard 2A-110
Staten Island, NY 10314
Telephone: (718) 982-3069
Code 2778

Assistant Director, Pace University - New York City
1 Pace Plaza
Adult Services, Room W-100
New York, NY 10038
Telephone: (212) 346-1943
Code 2635

Associate Registrar, Nyack College Manhattan Center
361 Broadway
6th Floor - Room 620
New York, NY 10013-3904
Telephone: (646) 378-6100 ex. 7708
Code 7410

Midtown Center, Pace University
551 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10176-0899
Telephone: (212) 346-1700
Code 7527

CLEP Administrator, LaGuardia CC (CUNY)
30-20 Thomson Avenue, Room B-114
Long Island City, NY 11101
Telephone: (718) 482-7244
Code 2246

SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
163 West 125th Street, Room 1607
New York, NY 10027
Telephone: (212) 961-4049
Code 8767

Brooklyn College (CUNY)
2910 Bedford Avenue
Room 306 West Quad Center
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Telephone: (718) 951-5916
Code 1169

Monroe College
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
Telephone: (718) 933-6700
Code 2463

 

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CLEP Examinations

Names of CLEP Subject Examinations honored at Hunter, along with the minimum scores needed for credit, please note: 1.Only the Subject Examinations listed are honored. Hunter College does NOT accept CLEP GENERAL Examinations. 2. No student can earn more than 30 credits through exam programs such as CLEP.


DEPARTMENT CLEP EXAM MINIMUM
SCORE
HUNTER EQUIVALENT CREDITS COMMENTS
CHEMISTRY General Chemistry 50 CHEM 102LC & 104LC 6 Lab work not included.These are elective credits. If you plan to take additional chemistry courses or want to use this exam to fulfill the science requirement, then laboratory work is required.
COMPUTER SCIENCE Information Systems & Computer Applications 49 C SCI 120 3
ECONOMICS Financial
Accounting
52 ECO 271 & ECO 272 6  
ECONOMICS Introductory Business Law 51 ECO 280 3  
ECONOMICS Macroeconomics 49 ECO 201 3  
ECONOMICS Microeconomics 49 ECO 200 3  
GERMAN College German       See department for possible credit and/or exemption.
HISTORY American History I       Hunter College History Department does not recognize these exams for possible credit and/or exemption.
HISTORY American History II       Hunter College History Department does not recognize these exams for possible credit and/or exemption.
HISTORY Western Civilization I       Hunter College History Department does not recognize these exams for possible credit and/or exemption.
HISTORY Western Civilization II       Hunter College History Department does not recognize these exams for possible credit and/or exemption.
MATH College Algebra 50 Exempt from MATH 101   Hunter College Math Dept. does not recognize these exams for possible credit.
MATH Introductory Calculus 50 Exempt from MATH 150   Hunter College Math Dept. does not recognize these exams for possible credit.
MATH Precalculus 50 Exempt from MATH 125   Hunter College Math Dept. does not recognize these exams for possible credit.
POLITICAL SCIENCE American Government 50 POLSC 111 3  
PSYCHOLOGY General Psychology 50 PSYCH 100 3 Only the multiple choice section is required.
PSYCHOLOGY Human Growth & Development 50 PSYCH 150
3  
ROMANCE LANGUAGES College French       See Romance Lang. department for possible credit and/or exemption.
SOCIOLOGY Introductory Sociology       Effective Sept 1, 2008, the Hunter College Sociology Dept. will no longer accept the CLEP exam.

HUNTER COLLEGE
OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS
695 PARK AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10065

Updated 9/19/12

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