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CLEP/Language Placement

CLEP  - College Level Examination Program. Download the CLEP Sampler.

*If you are an Idaho high school student, ask your school counselor about the The Idaho Advanced Opportunities Program which provides $4,125 in state funding to Idaho public school students to pay for dual credit courses and CLEP.

  • $45 sitting fee to be paid in Room 351, Graveley Hall, before scheduling (cash, check, or credit cards). You can also call us at 208-282-4506 and we can send you the link to pay online.
  • Test dates: Monday - Friday.
  • Test times: Contact the testing center for testing times at (208) 282-4506.
  • Must present one form of government issued identification (Driver's License or Passport)
  • $93 testing fee to be paid before testing (payable to CLEP, credit card/debit card, no cash).  Please check the CLEP website for the current fee.
  • Receive score at the end of the test.
  • More info about how CLEP Tests correspond to classes at ISU can be found here.

Free CLEP Prep and Exam Opportunity

Students can prepare for CLEP exams by taking free online courses from Modern States, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible for everyone.

Modern States offers 32 free online courses that prepare learners for taking CLEP exams. Learners who complete a Modern States course and practice questions receive a voucher to cover the cost of a CLEP exam. Check out the Modern States course catalog, and start preparing for a CLEP exam today. The sitting fee is not covered by the voucher and will still need to be paid by the student.

Language Placement for Class:

Contact the Global Studies and Languages Department for Spanish assessment for course placement. The Global Studies and Language Department can be reached at 208-282-3043.