College Level Exam Program (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program in the country. Linn-Benton Community College is an open testing site for anyone wishing to take the CLEP exams.

Although LBCC offers all 33 CLEP exams, Admissions and Registration does not accept all CLEP exams for credit at LBCC.  For a list of accepted tests, click the following link: CLEP Exams Accepted by LBCC

Each college and university has their own policies for accepting CLEP credit. You should check with the college or university you will be attending to see what CLEP exams they will accept.

How do I sign up to take a CLEP exam?

Step 1:  Register and pay for CLEP exams at:

Step 2:  Print your "Registration Ticket"

Step 3:  Schedule your test appointment with Student Assessment (541-917-4781).                                

On the day of testing:

Pay the LBCC Administration fee ($25) in the Business Office located in Calapooia Center Room 130.

Check in for testing in Red Cedar Hall Room 111.

What to bring with you on the day of testing:

  • CLEP Registration ticket
  • Receipt for $25 LBCC Administration fee
  • One piece of current Government issued photo ID with test takers full name in English language characters with a signature.  Acceptable forms:  Current passport, valid driver's license, DMV ID, Military ID, tribal ID