CLEP Exam Information

CLEP (college level exam program) exams are computer-based college subject tests that provide credit through The College Board.

At Sage College of Albany, CLEP credit is regarded as 2-year level credit. Up to sixty-six 2-year level credit hours may be applied towards a bachelor degree. Transfer credit is awarded for a CLEP exam score of 50 or higher. See Sage College of Albany Catalog for more information,

CLEP Exams
SAGE Course
American Literature HUM elective 3
Analyzing & Interpreting Literature EGL 154 3
English Literature EGL elective 3
Freshman Composition HUM 112 3
Foreign Languages
French Language FRE 101, 102 6
German Language GER 101, 102 6
Spanish Language SPA 101, 102 6
History & Social Science
American Government PSC 101 3
Introductory Psychology PSY 101 3
Human Growth and Development PSY 202 3
Introduction to Education Psychology PSY 206/EDU 206 3
History of the U.S. I: Early Col. to 1877 HIS 105 3
History of the U.S II: 1865 to the Pres HIS 106 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 201 3
Principles of Microeconomics ECO 202 3
Introductory Sociology SCL 101 3
West Civ I: Ancient Near East to 1648 HIS 109 3
West Civ II: 1648 to Present HIS 110 3
College Mathematics MAT 110 3
Calculus with Elementary Functions MAT 201 3
College Algebra MAT 112 3
Precalculus MAT 113 3
Trigonometry MAT ELCT 3
Info System & Computer Apps. CSI 215 3
General Biology BIO 101, 102 8
General Chemistry CHM 111, 112 8
Financial Accounting ACC 201 3
Principles of Management BUS 205 3
Principles of Marketing BUS 204 3
Introductory Business Law BUS 212 3

CLEP Exam General Information

  • Approximate cost for each exam: $95.00 ($80 CLEP registration + $15 college test center fee).
    CLEP credits transfer in to Sage as 2-year level credits. (Up to 60 two-year level credits may be applied toward a bachelors degree).
  • Transfer credit (see reverse side) is awarded for a CLEP exam score of 50 or higher.
    CLEP exams are computer based and you will receive an instant score report. A CLEP exam usually takes about 90 minutes to complete.
  • The Sage Colleges transfer credit permission form is required if a student takes a CLEP exam after he/she matriculates. Be sure not to take an exam in a subject that you have already received credit for.
  • Repeating examinations: You must wait six months before re-taking an exam. Scores on tests repeated earlier than six months will be canceled.

Test Registration

How to register:

1) Test Registration: go to online CLEP registration site, create an account and register/pay for exam.
2) Test Center Instructions: be sure to research test center procedures on reserving a test time, exam times/dates, and test center fees.

Local CLEP Test Centers

Columbia-Greene Community College, College Code: #2138
Director of Admissions & Registration, 828-4181

Hudson Valley Community College, College Code: #2300
Counseling Center, 629-7320

Maria College, College Code: #2434
Office of Student Records, 438-3111, ext 224

Schenectady County Community College, College Code: #2879
CLEP Administrator, 381-1277

Send CLEP Test Results to:

The Sage Colleges - Albany
College CODE:

If you have any further questions about CLEP:

(609) 771-7865, CLEP, P.O. Box 6600, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000