College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

If you want to earn college credit by exhibiting mastery of a college subject, you can participate with the College Level Examination Program.

General Information

  • All TCC Testing Centers administer all 33 CLEP exams.
  • CLEP exams are administered by appointment only–on all TCC campuses.
  • You do not have to be currently enrolled as a TCC student to take a CLEP exam in one of the TCC Testing Centers.
  • Official results can take up to four weeks.
  • All our Testing Centers process CLEP scores from other colleges for TCC credit.
  • 2013 – 2014 Test Dates

    TCC Campus
    Test Center
    Spring/Summer 2014
    Test Dates
    Fall 2014
    Test Dates
    Schedule test appointments by phone?
    Northeast Jan. 21 – May 2 Sept. 9 – Dec. 5 No
    Northwest Jan. 20 – July 11 Sept. 9 – Nov. 14 No
    South Feb. 3 – May 2 Sept. 9 – Dec. 5 No
    Southeast Feb. 3 – May 2 Sept. 9 – Dec. 5 No
    Trinity River Feb. 3 – July 3 Sept. 9 – Dec. 5 Yes

CLEP Exams and Your TCC Courses

  • TCC gives credit for 20 of the 33CLEP exams and allows up to 18 semester hours to be earned toward a degree.
  • A student must be enrolled at least one full term at TCC and be enrolled at TCC during the term for which credit is posted on the permanent record.
  • A CLEP exam may not be taken for any course in which you are currently enrolled.

Exam Fees

  • $80 CLEP exam fee
  • $15 TCC administration fee
  • $25 transcript posting fee (per course)

Retesting Information

  • There is a six-month waiting period.
  • The exam fee and administration fee must be repaid.



Contact your TCC Campus Testing Center for more information.

817-515-TEST (8378)



Updated July 01, 2014


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