CLEP Administration

CLEP registration is currently limited to FSW students due to social distancing space limitations. Please continue to watch the Testing Services homepage for continued updates.

Follow these steps to Register and Take the CLEP Test

  • Step 1: (Please note: When creating an account on College Board, the name on the account/Registration Ticket MUST EXACTLY MATCH the (legal) name on the government-issued photo ID in order to sit for a CLEP exam. See CLEP Exam ID Requirements below).
    Florida State ID Card Highlighting name lines
    Under the Identification Number for Florida the Last Name to use for CLEP and the form below is listed on line #1, First and Middle name(s) are listed on line #2.
  • Step 2: Visit the CLEP website to create an account and purchase the CLEP exam you wish to take. CLEP charges $89 per exam. The CLEP exam must be purchased online prior to registering for a CLEP exam date.
  • Step 3: Register for your appointment via QLess: You will be directed to a separate window to complete your appointment request. Please come back to this page to complete the payment process.
  • Step 4: Complete the following CLEP Registration and Payment Form:
    Florida SouthWestern State College requires a $25 administrative fee. You must pay this fee online by selecting the button at the end of the form.

CLEP Registration and Payment Form

*Administrative Fee is Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable*

CLEP Registration Form

The current college catalog should be consulted for Florida SouthWestern State College minimum passing scores and course equivalents.

Funded military examinee:

Students with Documented Disabilities:
Make sure to contact the to make the necessary arrangements two to three weeks prior to the test date.

Repeating Exams:
You must wait 3 months before repeating a CLEP examination.

CLEP Exam ID Requirements:

The ID must be a government-issued photo ID. The ID must include the candidate's name, signature, and a recognizable photograph.

  • Current passport with name, photograph, and signature.
  • Valid driver's license with name, photograph, and signature.
  • State or Province ID issued by the motor vehicle agency with name, photograph, and signature.
  • Military ID.
  • National ID with name, photograph, and signature.
  • A tribal ID card.
  • A naturalization card or certificate of citizenship.

Please note: When creating an account on College Board, the name on the account/Registration Ticket must exactly match the name on the government-issued photo ID in order to sit for a CLEP exam.

Unacceptable ID Documents: The following documents are not acceptable forms of ID for the CLEP examinations:

  • Credit or debit cards of any kind.
  • Social Security card.
  • Employee ID.

Available CLEP Exams:

The current college catalog should be consulted for Florida SouthWestern State College minimum passing scores and course equivalents.

  • American Government
  • American Literature
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • College Algebra
  • College Composition
  • College Composition Modular
  • College Mathematics
  • English Literature
  • Financial Accounting
  • French Language
  • German Language
  • History of the Unites States I: Early Colonization to 1877
  • History of the Unites States II: 1865 to the Present
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Humanities
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • Introductory Business Law
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Social Sciences and History
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish with Writing
  • Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
  • Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present