CLEP Exams

The Blinn College District has suspended all in-person testing until further notice.

Blinn-Bryan Testing Center Only

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is for Everyone
The College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) exams are offered in 33 introductory-level college subjects. To assist you with the CLEP exam registration process, we have created a demonstration video. 
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CLEP Timed Exams

CLEP exams are 90 minutes in length, except for College Composition, which is 120 minutes in length due to the essay portion. For credit by examination in any English course, Blinn requires the optional CLEP Essay. Blinn will only score essays for College Composition Modular. Students who wish to have their test scores evaluated for credit by examination in College Composition Modular must have their objective score and essay sent to the Testing Center (School Code 4634).    

Online Payment: Print out your payment receipt and bring with you on test day. 
You may pay the proctor fee at Enrollment Services, open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pay using a major credit card, money order, debit card, or cash. No personal checks.  The testing fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and will expire 30 days after the date of purchase.

Testing Locations - Testing Center and Enrollment Service

Tejas Center, 3125 S. Texas, Suite 1900, Behind the H.E.B. in Bryan

Test Days and Times

The Blinn College District has suspended all in-person testing until further notice.

  • 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesdays 
  • Report to the testing center 30 minutes before scheduled testing time. 
  • Close Dates: Check the Blinn Academic Calendar
Students arriving late will not be allowed into the testing room.

Bring On Test Day

  • Current, valid government-issued photo ID with signature.
  • Test ticket and receipt for the proctor fee(s) from Enrollment Services.
  • CLEP $87 Exam Registration Ticket. Register and pay for a CLEP exam at Students must print the CLEP registration ticket for the test on this site and bring it along on test day.
  • Appointment Confirmation Email, printed copy.
  • No test without the items listed above! NO EXCEPTIONS!

Do Not Bring

Cell phones, calculators, PDAs of any kind, beepers, alarm watches, books, papers, food and drinks, large bags, or packets. A calculator is provided within the test software if your exam permits you to use one.

Appointment and Payment Process

Step 1. $89 CLEP Fee, register and pay for a CLEP exam at This payment is separate from the proctor fee(s). Must be printed and presented at Enrollment Services.

Step 2CLEP Exam Appointment Form - CLEP exams are given by appointment only!  Submit completed Appointment Form at one week before your selected test date along with a copy of the CLEP $89 registration ticket.

Step 3. Test Day! $35 Proctoring fee for one CLEP exam. Proctor fee(s) are payable at Enrollment Services on the same day of testing. Pay with a major credit card, debit card, or cash. No personal checks. Rescheduling will incur another proctor fee. Must show a printed copy of your CLEP $87 registration ticket at Enrollment Services and Appointment Confirmation email. 

Step 4. Essay $10 Fee – Student will be allowed take the optional essay only if a passing score is achieved on the multiple-choice section of the test. 

Fees are subject to change. All fees are non-refundable, non-transferable, and due before you begin the exam.

Blinn's CLEP Credit Granting Policy

Blinn does not accept/award credit for all tests. It is the tester's responsibility to ensure that the school the scores will be sent to awards credit for that particular CLEP test.  Blinn's CLEP Credit Granting Policy is subject to change without prior notice

CLEP/DSST For Military Personnel

  • DANTES Subject Standardized Test fees are not charged if test takers are Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), U.S. Department of Defenses (DOD) employees,  or eligible civilian employees. However, Blinn's nonrefundable, nontransferable proctor fee(s) will be due at the time of testing. 
  • Eligible veterans can receive full reimbursement for the CLEP exam and proctor fee(s) from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Retesting will no longer be funded on a previously funded CLEP exam. However, service members may personally fund a retest after waiting six months. Veterans must pay the CLEP exam fees and Blinn’s nonrefundable, nontransferable proctor fee(s) at the time of testing. Veterans may seek reimbursement for all fees from the VA after they have taken the exam.  See link! 

Score Reports and Transcripts

  • Upon completion of the exam, an instant unofficial score report will be provided by the exam administrator. The official score report will go to your designated address within three weeks.
  • Individuals who indicate at the time of the exam which college, employer, or certifying agency that they want to receive their CLEP exam scores will incur no additional cost — the exam fee covers it.
  • Individuals who wish to have their scores reported to a particular institution need to look up the score recipient code number in the Colleges Granting CLEP Credit database in advance.  Bring the code(s) with you on the day of your exam.  Blinn College's score recipient code number is 4634.
  • If you did not indicate a score recipient institution at the time of your exam, you can order a CLEP Transcript. The transcript will include all CLEP exams taken and the scores you earned in the last 20 years. There is a $20.00 transcript fee which can be paid by credit card. CLEP Transcript Request Form  If you are active military, click here for more information. If you are a veteran, please visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for information regarding eligibility for the CLEP benefit. You can also contact  or call  1-800-257-9558.
  • IMPORTANT: Blinn cannot provide CLEP transcripts. Should you request that Blinn receive a copy of your CLEP test scores, the Registrar’s Office will evaluate if you received a credit-granting score and adjust your Blinn transcript accordingly.


A waiting period of three months is required to retake any CLEP exam. Blinn strictly adheres to this policy. 

Visit CLEP Practice to help prepare for the CLEP exam.

Exams Offered

History and Social Science
American Government
History of the U.S. I.: Early Colonization to 1877
History of the U.S. II.: 1865 to Present
Human Growth and Development
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introductory Psychology
Social Sciences and History
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648
Western Civilization II: 1648 to the Present

Composition and Literature
American Literature
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
College Composition
College Composition Modular
English Literature

Science and Mathematics
College Algebra
College Mathematics
Natural Sciences

Financial Accounting
Introductory Business Law
Information Systems and Computer Applications
Principles of Management
Principles of Marketing

Foreign Languages
French Language (Levels 1 and 2)
German Language (Levels 1 and 2)
Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2)