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Penn State Fayette offers CLEP exams

8/31/2009 —
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus is now offering College Level Examination Program exams. CLEP exams give individuals the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge they may have acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships.

Brian Fernandes, director of Student and Enrollment Services at Penn State Fayette, says CLEP exams can help individuals fast-track a college degree and save money on tuition, plus CLEP exams serve diverse groups, including adult students and military service members. “Eligible veterans receive full reimbursement for the cost of the CLEP exam and administration fees from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,” Fernandes explains.

Thirty-four CLEP exams are available, covering subject areas in business, composition and literature, history and social sciences, science and mathematics, and foreign languages. Penn State students, as well as students pursuing degrees at other colleges, can register to take CLEP exams at the Fayette campus.

Fernandes says, “Offering CLEP exams is a service Penn State Fayette is offering to the community to help make the transition to college easier.”

The cost of taking a CLEP exam is $72. For more information about taking CLEP exams at Penn State Fayette, call 724-430-4130.
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