Brazosport College offers the following College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams for credit by examination which is a national standardized exam.


  1. If enrolled in the course that will be tested out of, you are REQUIRED to be withdrawn and have not received a final grade from course PRIOR to testing.

  2. Credit by examination may be awarded to students who earn satisfactory scores on specific tests and upon successful completion of a minimum 6 semester credit hours earned at Brazosport College before credit will be posted to the student's transcript.

  3. Credits may be earned for not more than two courses by examination in one discipline. The Division Chairman shall recommend to the Curriculum and Instruction Committee those courses considered to be from the same discipline within a division.

  4. A maximum of 24 hours may be earned through any combination of CLEP, Credit by Exam, or Advanced Placements tests. Deviations in exceptional cases may be granted upon recommendation of the appropriate Division Chair and/or Dean, Vice President, and approval of the President.

  5. A student who wishes to satisfy course prerequisites by examination must complete the examination satisfactorily before registering for advanced courses except with special permission of the appropriate Dean.

  6. Examination for credit for any approved single course may be retaken only once. Any retake cannot be scheduled sooner than 30 days following the date of the initial attempt. The CLEP examination may not be repeated for six months of the test date. 
 The student will pay a local administration fee of $15 to Brazosport College and an additional fee of $90 to CLEP for the following exams.

Brazosport College only accepts and offers the following College-Level Examination Program:

American GovernmentGovernment 2305

*American History: Subtest 1

History 1301

*American History: Subtest 2

History 1302

*Western Civilization IHistory 2311

*College Algebra

Math 1314

*College Mathematics

Math 1332

**College Composition Modular

***English 1301

*General Chemistry

Chemistry 1311/1111 & 1312/1112

  *A minimum score of 50 is required in order to be awarded a grade of "P" (pass)

**College Composition Modular is equivalent to Composition and Rhetoric I

***Students taking the English CLEP subject examination for credit towards BC are also required to complete a local departmental essay. 

CLEP Registration                         

1. Go to to create an account, select course, make payment of $90, use credit card only, and print payment receipt. You must bring the CLEP registration voucher ticket on your scheduled test date at BC.

2. Complete the online CBE/CLEP Registration Form to schedule and pay for a Credit by Exam or CLEP exam:

Register and Pay for CLEP Form

2. Day of test you will show your registration and payment confirmation to the Test Proctor in room E-129.

Fee Information- Failure to appear will result forfeiture of fees

  • CBE examination: $20.00 per credit hour (for local exams)

  • AUMT CBE (Administration Fee): $5.00 per credit hour

  • CLEP (Administration Fee): $15.00 local fee and if applicable, $10.00 optional essay fee.

*Note: For CLEP exam, an additional $90.00 fee will be payable to CLEP

Checkbox What to Bring on Test Day

 1. Payment of receipt for check-in process.

 2. CLEP Registration Voucher (If taking CLEP Exam, not applicable for CBE)

 3. A photo ID.

Students may visit CLEP for additional information 

For further information about scheduling the CLEP at the Brazosport College, please contact Corrina Bickham.

Assessment Center Hours

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact Us

Corrina Bickham
Testing Center Coordinator

Arnold Ramirez
Director of Counseling and Testing

Counseling & Testing