What is CLEP?

CLEP is a national testing program recognized by many colleges including Eastern. CLEP exams are 90-minute multiple choice tests for which you can earn college credits at Eastern and many other schools. CLEP exams are available in English composition, mathematics, social sciences and history, natural sciences, humanities, marketing, management, sociology, child psychology, foreign languages, and other subjects.

What are some of the advantages of taking CLEP exams? You can

  • Test out of courses.
  • Get credit for what you already know.
  • Shorten the time to a degree.
  • Save tuition dollars; if passed, and earn college credits!

Eastern Connecticut State University’s CLEP Score Recipient Code is #3966.

The list of CLEP Examinations accepted for college credit by Eastern Connecticut State University.
This list includes Eastern’s equivalent course(s) numbers.

Please Note: If you do not pass the CLEP exam you must wait six months in order to retake the same exam.

The study guides for the most popular CLEP exams are now available at the Eastern Bookstore.

You may call:

Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 412-7214

Three Rivers Community College
For complete information on the CLEP, please visit:
If you want your score reported to Eastern, please, fill in Eastern Connecticut State University’s CLEP Score Recipient Code which is #3966.
Scott at
Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 215-9061

Although Eastern accepts the CLEP exam credits towards your degree, Eastern does not administer the exams. To locate a site and schedule an exam, please visit to see what other institutions in your area offer CLEP exams.