CLEP (College Level Exam Program) exams are computer-based college subject tests that provide college transfer credit through The College Board.  At Sage College of Albany, CLEP credit is regarded as 2-year level credit. Up to 66 2-year level credit hours may be applied towards a bachelor’s degree.

Transfer credit is awarded for a CLEP exam score of 50 or higher unless otherwise indicated.  See Sage College of Albany Catalog for more information.

Approved CLEP Exams
(Min. score of 50 required for credit)
Sage Course
American Literature HUM elective 3
Analyzing & Interpret Literature EGL 154 3
English Literature EGL elective 3
College Composition Modular HUM 112 3
World Languages*
French Language FRE 101, 102 6
German Language GER 101, 102 6
Spanish Language SPA 101, 102 6
*3 additional credits for higher score – see Catalog.
History & Social Science
American Government PSC 101 3
Introductory Psychology PSYC 101 3
Human Growth and Development PSYC 202 3
Introduction to Educ Psychology EDU 206 3
Hist of the U.S. I: Early Col. to 1877 HIS 105 3
Hist 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: Anc Near East to 1648 HIS 109 3
West Civ II: 1648 to Present HIS 110 3
College Mathematics MAT 110 3
Calculus with Elem Functions MAT 201 3
College Algebra MAT 112 3
Precalculus MAT 113 3
Trigonometry MAT ELCT 3
Info System & Comp 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: $105.00 ($80 CLEP registration + $25 college test center fee).
  • CLEP credits transfer in to Sage as 2-year level credits. (Up to 66 two-year level credits may be applied toward a bachelors degree).
  • Transfer credit is awarded for an approved CLEP exam score of 50 or higher (minimum).
  • CLEP exams are computer based and you will receive an instant score report. Each exam usually takes about 90 minutes to complete.
  • 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: It is CLEP policy that students must wait 3 months before re-taking an exam.

Test Registration
How to register:

1) Test Registration: go to online CLEP registration site
2) Create an account, select/register for exam and pay exam registration fee.
3) You will be given a test ticket/voucher.
4) Send score report(s) to Sage College of Albany, Code: 2343
5) Test Center: be sure to research Test Center procedures on reserving a test time, exam times/dates, and test center costs/fees.

Local CLEP Test Center
Hudson Valley Community College
College Code: #2300
518-629-7320 |

Send CLEP Test Results to:
Sage College of Albany
College Code: #2343

If you have any further questions about CLEP:
The College Board, 250 Vesey Street , New York, NY 10281