Transferring CLEP Credits When A College Won't Accept Them?


Question: If I have received credit from CLEP exams but the college I want to transfer to doesn't accept them, can I transfer them to my current school and then have them accepted at my transfer school?

The College Board's College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) can be a good way for students to receive credits for knowledge they've accrued outside the classroom (i.e., “life experiences") or from taking courses that haven't provided actual college credit but have supplied comparable information. However, not all colleges accept CLEP and even those that do can sometimes make you feel as if you need to get your college degree first just to figure out how many CLEP credits you're likely to earn. ;-)

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