Center for Student Success

CLEP Exams

Students currently enrolled at California Lutheran University may earn credit towards their degree by taking a CLEP exam. Tests are offered on a case-by-case basis and will only be offered to a student who has NOT taken the class in any form previously. You should contact the professor of the class or the department chair to discuss testing options if you are unsure.

Testing is only for students enrolled at California Lutheran University.

Available Exams and California Lutheran Equivalancies


Policies and Procedures

Exam Preparation Resources

View a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Accommodations for Disability Related Needs Policies and Procedures

Please note, during testing any form of academic dishonesty
will be reported to Academic Affairs.

Fall 2015 Schedule



Summer 2015 Schedule

All CLEP exams take place in the Pearson Library Computer Lab (Room 130).

Availability To Pay Registration Fee
Wednesday 8/19/14 2:00 pm

For additional information, please email or call 805-493-3260.


  • Graduating Seniors:
    If you are planning to graduate in May and/or walk in May, the last opportunity to take the CLEP exam is the last testing date listed before April 1st.
  • The $30 Registration Fee is separate from the exam fee. The exam fee is $ 80 and is paid to CLEP (please review STEPS TO TAKE CLEP).
  • Contact with any questions.
  • CLEP is offered at different locations. Test-takers will need to register and pay the exam fee accordingly. Click here to find a test center near you.