Earn Credit By Examination

Types of Exams


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

CLEP offers a unique opportunity to gain college credit for the knowledge you have acquired. CLEP is comprised of 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. 
Learn more about CLEP.


DANTES Subject Standardized Test Scores (DSSTS)

The DSST program provides the opportunity to earn college credit based on what you learned outside of the traditional classroom. Approved by ACE, the DSST program enables you to use knowledge you have acquired to accomplish your educational and professional goals. Learn more about DSST exams by contacting your Academic Advisor. 
View Acceptable DSST Exams.


Excelsior College and UExcel Exams

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.

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Institutional Challenge Exam (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. 
Learn more about ICE tests


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. 
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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). 

Learn more about University of Cambridge International Exams.


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