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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
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present * 50 Liberal Education Award:
History, Category 7 OR
History, Humanities
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

* Exam transfers effective Spring 2014

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