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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Earn college credit at Oakton in many courses through CLEP (College Level Examination Program) testing. A national test site for CLEP, Oakton offers students the opportunity to take tests within the Learning Center and send their results to any college or university that accepts CLEP exams for credit.

  • CLEP offers 35 different exams in various disciplines (see The College Board).
    Booklets are available in Advising and Counseling, or the Testing Centers at either campus.
  • The tests are given at the Des Plaines Testing Center, Room 2409.
  • A maximum of two tests or one test with an essay, may be attempted on the same test date.
  • The fees are payable on the test day :
    $80 fee per test payable to CLEP. Check or credit card is acceptable.
    $15 service fee per test to Oakton Community College. Check, credit card or cash.

Schedule your CLEP test at least one week in advance by calling the Testing Center in Des Plaines (847) 635-1939.

You must show a photo identification before the test will be administered.

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Des Plaines
Room 2409
847.635.1939

Skokie
Room A135
847.635.1446

Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours (June & July)
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Interim Hours (Between Semesters)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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