Earning Credit by Examinations and Tests

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP offers a unique opportunity to gain college credit for the knowledge you have acquired. CLEP comprises thirty-three tests covering a variety of subjects. Formal study, private reading, on-the-job experience, non-credit courses, business training, television/radio courses, travel, and superior high school courses are just a few ways knowledge is acquired that may be applied within CLEP testing.


Excelsior College Exam Credit

The Excelsior College Examinations (ECE) program provides the opportunity to have your college-level learning recognized by earning college credit in select subject areas. UExcel Excelsior College Examination Program is a credit by examination program offered in a computer-based format at thousands of test centers globally. Learn more about ECE and UExcel exams.


International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate exam assesses student work as direct evidence achievement against the stated goals of the Diploma Programme (DP).


Institutional Challenge Examinations (ICE)

ICE is available to students with a satisfactory justification of previous knowledge in a subject area based upon a non-college training program, job experience, or self-learning. Through ICE, you have the opportunity to earn credit toward your chosen degree program. 


Technical Training Assessments with NOCTI Business Solutions

Turn your technical training into college credit with NOCTI Business Solutions training assessments.  NOCTI Business Solutions has collaborated with the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) to evaluate several of its assessments.  Experienced industry experts and professors evaluated the rigor of the NOCTI Business Solutions assessments to translate the content into college credit equivalencies.


University of Cambridge International Exams

Liberty University accepts AS-level and A-level University of Cambridge International Exams (CIEs) with grades A-C.  All AS-level CIEs will be awarded only three credit hours of elective credit (ex. 1XX, 3XX). 


DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs)

Undergraduate college credit may be earned through the DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs) program.  These tests are administered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) and are available to both military personnel and civilians. 

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