CLEP® - College-Level Examination Program

Thomas Edison State University awards credit for CLEP® examinations, which have been reviewed and recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE) for specific date ranges.


Prior to registering for an examination, students are urged to refer to the current CLEP® website to confirm that the examination they are interested in taking is still active and the number of credits being recommended for successful completion.


Students can find a CLEP® test center along with more detailed information on the examinations and study materials at:



P.O. Box 6600

Princeton, NJ 08541-6600





Students who wish to have their score reports sent to Thomas Edison State University should provide the official college code, 2748, at the time of testing.

NOTE:  The five general examinations test subject matter that is usually taught in the first year of college and can sometimes duplicate other credit students have earned. Refer to the academic policy on duplication of credit for additional explanation. The minimum score required to earn credit is equivalent to a letter grade of C, and scores resulting in credit recommendations will be posted on a TESU transcript as credit with no letter grade.