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 LiteratureHUM elective3
Analyzing & Interpret LiteratureEGL 1543
English LiteratureEGL elective3
College Composition ModularHUM 1123
World Languages*
French LanguageFRE 101, 1026
German LanguageGER 101, 1026
Spanish LanguageSPA 101, 1026
*3 additional credits for higher score – see Catalog.
History & Social Science
American GovernmentPSC 1013
Introductory PsychologyPSYC 1013
Human Growth and DevelopmentPSYC 2023
Introduction to Educ PsychologyEDU 2063
Hist of the U.S. I: Early Col. to 1877HIS 1053
Hist of the U.S II: 1865 to the PresHIS 1063
Principles of MacroeconomicsECO 2013
Principles of MicroeconomicsECO 2023
Introductory SociologySCL 1013
West Civ I: Anc Near East to 1648HIS 1093
West Civ II: 1648 to PresentHIS 1103
College MathematicsMAT 1103
Calculus with Elem FunctionsMAT 2013
College AlgebraMAT 1123
PrecalculusMAT 1133
TrigonometryMAT ELCT3
Info System & Comp Apps.CSI 2153
General BiologyBIO 101, 1028
General ChemistryCHM 111, 1128
Financial AccountingACC 2013
Principles of ManagementBUS 2053
Principles of MarketingBUS 2043
Introductory Business LawBUS 2123

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