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College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) enables anyone to take exams on a variety of college-level topics.

  • Specific CLEP tests and minimum scores are accepted for college credit.

  • CLEP examinations are available at a location near you. Visit the CollegeBoard to locate the nearest Test Center.

  • Contact College Board to order a CLEP transcript to be sent to UMD, if not already requested at the time of the examination.
    • UMD Mailing Address:
      University of Minnesota Duluth
      Office of Admissions
      25 Solon Campus Center
      1117 University Drive
      Duluth, MN 55812

For assistance, please contact Carly Moritz, Assistant Registrar, at (218) 726-8800 or cmoritz@d.umn.edu

Exam Score Award Credits
Composition and Literature
American Literature 50 Liberal Education Award:
Category 9, English OR
Humanities, English
3
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 50 Liberal Education Award:
Category 9, English OR
Humanities, English
3
College Composition 50 Writing 1xxx-level elective 3
College Composition Modular 50 Writing 1xxx-level elective 3
English Literature 50 Liberal Education Award:
Category 9, English OR
Humanities, English
3
Humanities 50 Liberal Education Award:
Undesignated, Category 9 OR Undesignated, Humanties
3
World Languages
French Language Level 1 50 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
French Language Level 2 59 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
German Language Level 1 50 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
German Language Level 2 60 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
Spanish Language Level 1 50 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
Spanish Language Level 2 63 Consult Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures  
History and Social Sciences
American Government 50 POL 1xxx-elective 3
History of the United States I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 HIST 1304, US History Part I: 1607 - 1877 3
History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present 50 HIST 1305, US History Part II: 1865 - Present 3
Human Growth and Development 50 PSY 2021, Developmental Psychology 4
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 Psychology 3xxx-level elective 3
Principles of Macroeconomics 50 ECON 1022 3
Principles of Microeconomics 50 ECON 1023 3
Introductory Psychology 50 PSY 1003, General Psychology 4
Introductory Sociology 50 SOC 1101 4
Social Sciences and History 50 Liberal Education Award:
History, Category 7 OR
History, Humanities
3
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 50 HIST 1207 3
Science and Mathematics
Biology 50 BIOL 1xxx-elective 4
Calculus 50 MATH 1296 5
Chemistry 50 Award Under Review  
College Algebra 50 MATH 1005 5
College Mathematics 50 No academic credit awarded for this exam.  
Natural Sciences 50 Liberal Education Award:
Biology, Category 5 OR
Biology Natural Sciences without Lab
3
Precalculus 50 MATH 1250 4
Business
Financial Accounting 50 ACCT 2001 3
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 FMIS 2201 3
Introductory Business Law 50 BLAW 2001 3
Principles of Management 50 MGTS 3xxx-level elective 3
Principles of Marketing 50 MKTG 3701 3

The credit awards reflected above are effective as of Fall 2012. For information regarding exams taken prior to Fall 2005, please contact Carly Moritz, Assistant Registrar, at (218) 726-8800 or cmoritz@d.umn.edu