CLEP Guidelines

Put your test-taking skills to the test

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows students to earn credit for knowledge and skills they already know. Taking a CLEP exam is a great way to fulfill 100- and 200-level courses at Loyola. Look below to see the tests and scores that we accept.

BiologyScores AcceptedCourse Equivalent
Biology 55 6 hrs/Biology 101 and 102. No lab credit.
EnglishScores AcceptedCourse Equivalent
American Literature 56 3 hrs/200-level elective. Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Curriculum Literature course.
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 56 3 hrs/200-level elective. Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Curriculum Literature course.
English Literature 56 3 hrs/200-level elective. Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Curriculum Literature course.
Humanities 56 3 hrs/200-level elective. Cannot be used to exempt from UCWR 110 or Core Curriculum Literature course.
HistoryScores AcceptedCourse Equivalent
History of the U.S. I: Early Colonization to 1877 55 3 hrs/HIST 211
History of the U.S. II: 1865 to the Present 55 3 hrs/HIST 212
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648 55 3 hrs/HIST 101
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 55 3 hrs/HIST 102
     
OtherScores AcceptedCourse Equivalent
Natural Science 56 3 hrs/Tier II Science Score. Cannot be used to exempt student from Core Curriculum Science course.
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