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Greeley Testing Center
College Center 230 (2nd Floor)
5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
phone: (970) 339-6533
fax: (970) 506-6920
Frequently Asked Questions for: Testing Center - CLEP
- What is a CLEP exam?
- Does your test center offer the CLEP exam?
- How much does it cost to take a CLEP exam?
- Will I receive credit for taking the CLEP?
- What are the advantages of taking the CLEP?
- Can you retest on a CLEP exam?
- How do I prepare to take a CLEP exam?
- What CLEP examinations do you offer at Aims?
- When will I know my scores?
What is a CLEP exam?CLEP exams give you the opportunity to obtain college credit for learning obtained outside the conventional college/university classroom.
Does your test center offer the CLEP exam?Yes, we offer the CLEP exam at Aims Community College. Testing is by appointment only. For further information or to make an appointment, please call (970) 339-6533 for the Greeley Campus, (970) 667-4611 ext. 3312 for the Loveland Campus and (303) 857-4022 ext. 4303 for the Fort Lupton Campus.
How much does it cost to take a CLEP exam?Visit the Assessment website to view cost information for taking the CLEP exam.
Will I receive credit for taking the CLEP?According to the College Board, each college sets its own policy regarding courses for which they will grant credit, as well as how many credits will be awarded. Contact the Admissions and Records office at the institution where you are planning on attending. At Aims, applications for credit by examination are available in the Admissions and Records Office.
What are the advantages of taking the CLEP?- To test out of introductory classes - To get credit for what you already know - To shorten the time to get your degree - To save on tuition fees
Can you retest on a CLEP exam?Yes, however, "you may not repeat an examination of the same title within three months of the initial testing date. If you retake the examination within the three-month period, your administration will be considered invalid, your score will be canceled, and any test fees will be forfeited." (quoted from collegeboard.org)
How do I prepare to take a CLEP exam?
- Study the textbook used by your college for the corresponding course.
- Additional study material can be found in public or school libraries.
- Utilize the Official Study Guide for CLEP, which contains information on all 34 CLEP exams.
- Individual subject guides can also be purchased at the CLEP web site.